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Old 06-06-2017, 12:29 AM   #71 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Angel And The Wolf View Post
But do not two tires on the same real or virtual axle track a corner with less scrub than two tires mounted one in front of the other? The author of post 51 stated the fourth wheel was to qualify the car as a four wheel vehicle.
Tandem axles do induce scrub, but it just does not matter significantly. A horse cart with a single pivot in the middle of the front axle has no scrub, and the very first steam car, le Oblissante, managed it, along with extreme steering angles customary then, by using elliptical chainwheels.

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