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Toe settings affect three major areas of performance: tire wear, straight-line stability, and corner-entry handling characteristics. This is an area that can completely change the way a car handles, and at the same time, will eat through tires faster than you could imagine. Having excessive toe-in or toe-out will cause the tires to scrub because they are always turned relative to the direction of travel. Toe-in causes accelerated wear on the outboard edges of the tire, and toe-out wears the inboard edges. We have our GTO set to a very small amount of toe-out, it's actually within the factory alignment tolerances. Having toe-out will cause the inner wheel to steer in a tighter turn radius than the outer wheel. This makes the vehicle always want to enter a turn, rather then maintain a straight line of travel. Toe-out encourages the initiation of a turn, while toe-in discourages it.