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setting yer WHEELS STRAIGHT


c.d.iesel

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just incase any of you prefere to stay out in the garage

instead of sitting for hours in the house with runny-nose

kids - here's a good site for wheel alignment tips/thoughts

on how easy it really is to atleast set your toe

somewhat close to perfect. Start with -= 0 =- toe up front.

http://www.smartracingproducts.com/alignment.htm

and you don't really need the fancy frame jig -

just a ball of fine string wrapped around all 4 tires

will do it .

align_smartstrings.jpg

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If you take some of those home depot laser line level things and produce two lines on the floor.. set them up to where the laser is the same distance front and rear... then measure from the laser to the wheel like the string cept the lasers don't get in the way for adjustments.

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Hell, for that matter, just a cheapo laser pointer on a decent tripod

is plenty accurate...

That's how I do the race car, and it's always within the measurable limits

for the alignment machine upstairs...

t

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