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[ANSWERED] fishtail to the RIGHT

Old 06-09-2019, 08:57 PM
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Default Right Hand Rule for Torque

This was the way I learned about this years ago. High school physics as I recall.
When you spin your tires, torque is applied 90 degrees to the plane of rotation. Assuming a flat surface (no crown), the torque applied to the axle(s) is to the driver's left as shown in the diagram. The equal and opposite reaction to this torque is your rear end stepping out to the right. Happens to me all of the time.
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Old 06-09-2019, 11:14 PM
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