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My impala seems to jerk the steering wheel when you floor it. Is there any after market device I can put on it to help control this. Almost like you need to hold on with two hands when you floor of from a stop.
 

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Always had silverado, guess I just need sometime to get used to it. Almost found out about torque steer the hard way....
 

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If you are going straight not to bad if you are use to it. If turning it can get interesting real quick especially on rain or snow. Take a little time to get use from rwd to fwd, but once there switching back and forth No Problem.

Enjoy the new ride.:eek:k3:
 

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As volume said, its because all the power hits one wheel and pulls that way. My passenger side does this all the time. Not sure if yours has a preference or not.
 

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Yea it pulls to passenger's side, but if you try to shoot out of a stop lane into traffic the car will almost rip the steering out of your hands
 

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You can try adding a leather steering wheel cover. I put one on my Impala and it's much easier to control the beast with more wheel to grip.
 

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Pontiac worked with a tire maker to get specific tires for the GP GXP to minimize the torque steer.
Pontiac Grand Prix GXP - Road Test - Car Reviews - Car and Driver

Tires can make a huge difference, I'd replace the crap Badyear RS-A with some Conti Extreme Contact DWS. I used them on my GXP and tork steer was minimal.

When you're used to it, you may find torque steer a somewhat pleasant experience.
 

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There is something you can buy...


A rwd car.
 

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It is normal, they have been trying to fight it for years now. Its the nature of the beast.
 
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