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Old 01-28-2008, 02:33 PM   #1
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weird feeling after alingment

ok so i got my car alinged and now the rear end of my car feels like rubber does any one know what this could be


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Old 01-28-2008, 03:03 PM   #2
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Check your tire pressures. Start small.
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they took away all of your camber
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Old 01-28-2008, 03:14 PM   #4
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didnt adjust tire pressure i did it at school all i adjusted was the tierod and adjusted the toe in the rear
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Old 01-28-2008, 03:18 PM   #5
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What did you set the rear toe at?
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not shure but its within specs
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within specs are a far to wide range of settings. You could be just in spec and eat tires every six months. Hopefully your toe was set very close to 0.
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but its within specs
Exactly why I asked.
The "spec" is extremely vague to say the least.
Heck, a 5 year old with a crescent wrench could probably get it within spec.

What you want to do, is set the rear toe at the minimum, as close to 0° as possible.
IIRC, that's .04" on SVT and .08" on non SVT.
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on the left i think it was -.01 and the other side was like +.02 something like that
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Ah gees...I think way too much before I type.
So, CaysE beat me to it, even though I probably started my reply 5 minutes before he did. LOL!

-.01 and the other side was like +.02 something like that
You definitely need to get rid of the toe out (+.02).
I'll bet that's a rather "twitchy" ride.
I run toe out when I'm AutoCrossing, but switch it back to toe in,
cause that's an extremely dangerous street setting.
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