rear tire slip angles

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Jim
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rear tire slip angles

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Hi,
I drive the FW31 in iRacing. On the straights the rear wheels slow a slip angle of 1.5% off center. Even with rear toe set to zero I can't get rid of the slip angle. Is this something that is built into the car that can't be changed, or is this a problem with the iRacing vehicle?

johnny comelately
johnny comelately
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Location: Australia

Re: rear tire slip angles

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Jim wrote:
Mon Nov 14, 2022 11:18 pm
Hi,
I drive the FW31 in iRacing. On the straights the rear wheels slow a slip angle of 1.5% off center. Even with rear toe set to zero I can't get rid of the slip angle. Is this something that is built into the car that can't be changed, or is this a problem with the iRacing vehicle?
I'm guessing this is a sim car??
What would you do in a real car
roll bar, roll centres, spring rates, tyre pressure delta, toe in, toe out, camber ... change driver...wing changes...

PhillipM
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Re: rear tire slip angles

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Jim wrote:
Mon Nov 14, 2022 11:18 pm
Hi,
I drive the FW31 in iRacing. On the straights the rear wheels slow a slip angle of 1.5% off center. Even with rear toe set to zero I can't get rid of the slip angle. Is this something that is built into the car that can't be changed, or is this a problem with the iRacing vehicle?
Is it from camber thrust?

Greg Locock
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Re: rear tire slip angles

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both in the same direction? or toe in?