View Full Version : upright servo postion

15-01-2012, 05:03 PM
Iv seen a couple cars online with the servo mounted at an angel and the servo saver facing down. I know this was used on a few 12th cars back in the day, Is it a big improvment on steering?

Karl Dransfield
15-01-2012, 05:27 PM
It gives less ackerman and thus less agressive steering. It's advantage is in reducing bump steer, as the steering links are parallel when on full lock. I just use the laydown servo though. It's a personal preference thing.

15-01-2012, 08:39 PM
Is there really enough weight on the front for bump steer to take effect?

Karl Dransfield
15-01-2012, 09:01 PM
There is enough to induce bump steer, but not enough to make bump steer a huge issue. Hence why the servo is fine in the laydown position.