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This might only apply to those of you with LSDs.

When you spin your wheels in the winter, which direction does your back-end kick?

Mine very gently goes right. I've been wondering... is this thrust angle or road camber?
 

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I think I recall being in the left lane where the road camber should be in the other direction, and it still kicks right. The rotational inertia comment is a good thought VorteC.
 

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+1 for sliding to the right. I can't recall the last time my rear has ever slipped to the left.
 

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I don't think it's caused my road crown... because even on a dragstrip, cars tend to dip on the right side.

I'm pretty sure it's because driveshafts/engines spin in the counterclockwise direction, twisting the differential and putting more weight on the right side (more weight = more grip = right side grabs harder)

 
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There are many variables to this....I slip both ways I'm rwd manual and sadly enough... on summers still... however I'm not doing to bad.

flexing my.is skills on my new itouch *woo
 

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I don't think it's caused my road crown... because even on a dragstrip, cars tend to dip on the right side.

I'm pretty sure it's because driveshafts/engines spin in the counterclockwise direction, twisting the differential and putting more weight on the right side (more weight = more grip = right side grabs harder)
i would believe that it twists resulting in more grip on one side but would it be that much of a difference :S
 
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