Caito wrote: Why is it that track-width change with suspension movement is so important and must be kept to a minimum? How does it affect the wheel (or the car) a track change of 0.01''?
Mechanical track change is called scrub and its a thing that if I was a suspension designer I would minimize as much as I can. In steady state cornering, scrub messes with the tyre contact patch, in the way you will have lateral loads variations. Ask Canapino about the time he was in Germany designing an F3 suspension and it was rejected because mechanical scrub was too big
Regarding toe changes, have in mind bump steer can chage it much more than those 0.05° you mention. BTW, where did you take that value from?
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