Yes, those tempus fugit coils are a pain to balance. If the clockwise and counterclockwise coils are not in perfect balance then the time machine tends to drift off into the future or past, which makes it really hard to keep parked.
There's a term for that imbalance, btw. It's "the tempus fidgets."
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