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Originally Posted by TroyN View Post
FYI: positive toe measurements = toe in, negative = toe out.
I think you have it backwards, I have always seen positive toe referred as toe out.
Negative values are toe in.
This is because toe is always the difference between the measurement across the front edges of the tires minus the rear edges distance. If the value is negative the front edge distance is less than the rear.
Another way of looking at it is when looking down on the car as if standing on the roof and facing the direction of travel, the front edges of the tire will be turned towards the center of the car by the angle specified as the toe angle, forming a vee shape more or less.
That is why it is better to give more details about what was measured when talking numbers.
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