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Re: Re: Wheel Alignment Specs?



 Thanks Mike for the input, will use your numbers for the alignment. Don't know as to the shocks as this is a street and now some strip car. Will check into the Calvert mono leaf springs in the future. Currently running 6 leaf HD ESPO springs. Have done the Calvert suggested pre-load and also removed bumperts/snubbers etc. Concur 4 degrees on the pinion angle. Again thanks
Nico Over
Va. Beach, Va.
63 330 2 dr post
 

On 06/27/16, mike creglow wrote:


nico,


not sure about dropped spindles, but the alignment angles to use to correct bump steer or toe change due to front suspension travel: 
1 1/2 degrees positive caster and 1/4 degree positive camber -- it corrects the toe pattern to within an 1/8 inch total toe change
 
throughout the suspension travel.

consider a 90/10 drag shock using washers stacked on the underside of the inner fender to extend the length of the shock and remove the upper control arm bump stops to increase front suspension travel aiding in weight transfer.

if you are using calvert traction bars, use their split mono-leaf and not SS springs. make sure you have a 4 degree pinion angle, follow the instructions on pre-load, and remove your pinion snubber. 



mike 







On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 10:23 AM, Nico Over <nover2@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 Have just completed a complete rebuild of my 63 Dodge 330 including dropped spindles, tubular control arms, adjustable aluminum strut rods and a disc brake conversion. Am considering doing some 1/8 and 1/4 mile excursions soon. Was wondering what the group would recommends as to wheel alignment specs considering drag racing and using a Calvert rear setup?? Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated, have alignment appointment this Wed. Thanks in advance.
 
Nico Over
 
Va. Beach, Va.
 


 
 


 
 
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