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Old 03-26-2012, 11:21 AM
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Originally Posted by matt167
pull drivers front tire. box adjustments are right there. It probably needs the over center adjustment. Most do..


BTW, '51 is IFS, it just uses king pins rather than balljoints so the wheels travel in an Arc, but theres nothing wrong with it
Yep, Corvette used that exact suspension up until 1962. Is it as good as late model stuff, no, but damn good enough for most applications.

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