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Is it normal to have so much movement from the front end

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by anthony, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. anthony

    anthony Member

    May 3, 2013
    New Hampshire
    Was hit recently and repaired.
    I might have not noticed this before, hoping someone can test and let me know.

    When you're parked and move the steering wheel from lock to lock, does your front end raise and lower almost and inch and move left to right about the same?

    With air suspension, and on the standard setting, non performance.
  2. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

    Mar 8, 2012
    The steering geometry does cause the front to raise and lower because it pivots around the Steering Axis Inclination alignment angle. That's how you get self centering at low speeds, but I've never noticed mine doing it that much--then again, I wasn't looking for it. I don't recall any side to side movement either.

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