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Old 08-17-2016, 04:53 PM
Trinopus Trinopus is offline
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Originally Posted by Doug K. View Post
That's going to depend on the the turning ratio of your car, the length of your car, and whether the spots are angled. Try that with my Buick and straight in (90 degree) spots and you're hitting the car in the next space unless you stop and back up a bit.
You'd be doing it wrong, then. The idea is for the corner of your car to come very close to the other guy's car, so that, in the last couple of feet, you swing away from it again, placing you right in the center of your space and aligned with it.

If you naively aim directly for the center of the space, your trailing hind corner will come too close to the car on the trailing side, and you'll be off-center in the space, too close to that guy.