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    I have been wondering about something and I’m hoping to get some input from the HRW members.

    I have put effort into having independent turning front wheels in my proxy racers thinking that this improves cornering ability, but lately I’ve been questioning this theory. It seems to me that a slot car naturally has an oversteer condition because of the guide flag anchoring the front end. One might think that having non-independent turning front would put some understeer into the car which should be a good thing.

    Anyway, I have seen little or no difference between the two setups. Looking for your input....

    Val
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