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Old 04-17-2007, 08:29 PM
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Hi I'm new to the board, but I think I might be having some issues with my 2006 mini. I've owned it for about 3 months and I've noticed that the steering feels different depending on which direction I'm turning. There seems to be more understeer when I turn left than when I turn right. I have absolutely no mushrooming, could this be a case of needing an alginment or wheel rotation, or is it something else?
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Old 04-17-2007, 08:41 PM
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perhaps this is your MINI's way of telling you that nascar sucks?

actually it sounds more like an alignment issue, but I'm no expert
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Old 04-17-2007, 09:32 PM
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actually being that you are on the left side of the car you natually push you car harder in left hand turns which may be why your experiencing more understeer... or alignment...
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Sounds like either an alignment issue or a driver confidence issue. I know I'm faster turning right, thanks to all of the canyon driving I've done. Right turns give you a bigger margin for error in the canyons (at least in the US), so I'm more comfortable pushing my car in right-handers.
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sounds stupid but check your tire pressure!
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perhaps this is your MINI's way of telling you that nascar sucks?
Duck !

I think i see a Red Nek commin !
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