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Old 05-07-2005, 11:00 AM
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72 olds pulls after rebuild

I need some help with my 72 olds. I have recently rebuit the front suspension with a new polygraphite kit from PST. I took the car for a spin around the block and noticed it pulls to the left any speed pretty bad. It's a 30 mile drive to the shop where I plan to have it aligned. I really wanted to try and make some adjustments myself so the trip to the shop won't be so dangerous. I have plenty of time to tinker with it. Any help would be great. Thanks Guys.
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Toe is what will wear the tires in a hurry. It is also very easy to get it close with just a tape measure. I would just set the toe and drive it to have the alignment done.
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it's either hotrod.com or carcraft.com that has a good article in their archieves about doing an at home alignment. it will get you pretty close with not much more than a tape measure , level and a 2x4. i did this with my 72 chevelle and it worked well.
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Thanks guys. I checked the articles then my car and found it to be almost 3/4 inch toe out! Got it to 1/8 inch tow in and it drives much nicer. Nice enough to get me to the shop.
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