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Negative Caster: Which is Better

Negative Rake Carbide Bit (10 Pk)

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Problem: Too Much Negative Caster Effect: Wander (i.e

With a positive caster the upper pivot point is closer to the rear of the vehicle than the lower pivot. A negative caster is the upper pivot closer to the front of the vehicle than the lower pivot point. We set nearly all modern vehicles with a positive caster. In the past, they use a negative caster on a few vehicles, to lower steering effort.

With a positive caster the upper pivot point is closer to the rear of the vehicle than the lower pivot. A negative caster is the upper pivot closer to the front of the vehicle than the lower pivot point. We set nearly all modern vehicles with a positive caster. In the past, they use a negative caster on a few vehicles, to lower steering effort.

Negative caster means the wheel/tire will say, "Oh boy!

Subject: front caster   Fri May 03, 2013 6:11 am

Hey people I just wanted to know what the pro's and con's are of adjusting the caster and what negative caster does and what positive caster does

The less negative caster you have the easier the steering

Because the weight of the vehicle causes the wheels to turn to the inside, the side with the least caster exerts the least force. This means that the wheels naturally turn toward the side with the least caster angle. We say a vehicle pulls toward the more negative caster angle.

Because the weight of the vehicle causes the wheels to turn to the inside, the side with the least caster exerts the least force. This means that the wheels naturally turn toward the side with the least caster angle. We say a vehicle pulls toward the more negative caster angle.