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Has anybody experience the rear tyre sort of hoping around, I think it is called tramping? Is this caused by too much power from a standing start or the suspensions inability to keep the wheel fixed to the road surface. Any body help here?

Happened to me as I was held up by right turning lorry and planted my foot down to enjoy the clear dry straight road ahead. The rear wheels scrambled for grip, jumped around with very little forward movement.

The following unmarked Police car took the bait so I slowed down and invited him to pass which he refused to do so I kept to the speed limits before he pulled me in............nice car Sir, you have more horsepower than our V8 BMW 5 Series so we were hoping for some pursuit training for our trainee driver........I could oblige officer but , unfortunately, have a nervous disposition when being pursued by the boys in Blue........how did you know we were the Police?........well 3 people in the car in white shirts making risky overtakes was a clue........erm, yes he does need some training!
 

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Has anybody experience the rear tyre sort of hoping around, I think it is called tramping? Is this caused by too much power from a standing start or the suspensions inability to keep the wheel fixed to the road surface. Any body help here?

Happened to me as I was held up by right turning lorry and planted my foot down to enjoy the clear dry straight road ahead. The rear wheels scrambled for grip, jumped around with very little forward movement.

The following unmarked Police car took the bait so I slowed down and invited him to pass which he refused to do so I kept to the speed limits before he pulled me in............nice car Sir, you have more horsepower than our V8 BMW 5 Series so we were hoping for some pursuit training for our trainee driver........I could oblige officer but , unfortunately, have a nervous disposition when being pursued by the boys in Blue........how did you know we were the Police?........well 3 people in the car in white shirts making risky overtakes was a clue........erm, yes he does need some training!
Ric,mine is doing it more,but i know i need new rears again,plus its now cold and damp in the air around here!! How new are yours??
 

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Nice one, RIC, more Plod than tramp, well spotted.
Can't say I've had any axle tramp though, last had that in a Triumph TR5 many years ago.
I tried out the launch system for the first time yesterday, and it was pretty awesome and certainly no axle tramp.
 

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Ric,mine is doing it more,but i know i need new rears again,plus its now cold and damp in the air around here!! How new are yours??
Andy, the rear tyres are like Robbie, getting old and tired..........but still full of life........but I wonder if it is caused by cold tyres despite a couple of hours slowish driving?
 

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Nice one, RIC, more Plod than tramp, well spotted.
Can't say I've had any axle tramp though, last had that in a Triumph TR5 many years ago.
I tried out the launch system for the first time yesterday, and it was pretty awesome and certainly no axle tramp.
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Were your tyres up to temp on the launch control?
 

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Andy, the rear tyres are like Robbie, getting old and tired..........but still full of life........but I wonder if it is caused by cold tyres despite a couple of hours slowish driving?
RIC ive just read your Thread to my wife (Deb ), and she says IVE GOT A LOT OF LIFE STILL IN ME YET ! ! ! :D:D:D:D:D
 

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RIC ive just read your Thread to my wife (Deb ), and she says IVE GOT A LOT OF LIFE STILL IN ME YET ! ! ! :D:D:D:D:D
Robbie, Miss Moneypenny is a good judge of character:)
 
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