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Old 01-25-2013, 03:16 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by BlueIce View Post
But I also know that my GTI was completely undriveable without a sandbag in the hatch. Without it, I couldn't turn without fishtailing. And that was with winter tires. Adding the sandbag in the hatch kept the rear in place. I got the tip from others that had the car and had the same problem. So clearly there is a reason to add it for a FWD car.
Probably for the same reason it's recommended to put your better tires on the rear. No matter front/rear/4x4 drive - better traction in the back will increase stability by reducing fishtailing.
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