Staggered Wheel Setup

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markpav
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Staggered Wheel Setup

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Does a staggered (narrow front, wider rear diameter) wheel setup improve the handling of an MX5? I'm planning a purchase of an NC or ND and am putting together my fantasy build spec. This would be for general "spirited driving" plus some occasional autocross and track work.
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Re: Staggered Wheel Setup

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Staggered setup on Miata is a massive no-no...screws up the handling...result is hopeless plowing understeer.

All the fast guys run square...which means same size all around.
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Re: Staggered Wheel Setup

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Does a staggered wheel setup help handling with any small sports car?
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Re: Staggered Wheel Setup

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Cars with huge rear weight bias, like air-cooled Porsches.
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