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Old 12-14-2002, 02:24 PM
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My 72 camaro had the front bushings done , and had to take it for alignment . They did not due a very good job @ it cause it still pulls to the right . Also on the freeway i pass 65 it starts to shake a little . What do you guys think is wrong here if just incase its not mt alignment ?
It was running preety good before the bushings ...

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Old 12-14-2002, 03:57 PM
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Rotate the tires if you can. If it's a radial pull it will change after the rotation. If the rotation doesn't change anything have the alignment rechecked. Any reputable shop should allow you to see the readings while the car is on the rack.
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Old 12-14-2002, 08:23 PM
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Dragin brakes, rotors out of round, bad bearings in the front,tire out of round or flatspotted, even bad tierods and steering box can cause all the problem you listed. I bet the alignment guy does'nt check these thing first.
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johnsongrass brought up a great point. If you rotate the tires (which is usually the easiest to start with) and she still pulls it could be a sticky caliper slide or bad caliper causing the right front brake to not release completely. If you want to check this put the front of the car up on jack stands. Have someone sit in her and push down and then release the brake pedal. Check to make sure you have smooth engagement and release on both front tires. When you release the pedal the front tires should spin free of drag on a rear wheel drive car, and when you stp on the pedal both should be held firm. If the left caliper isn't stopping the left tire it could feel the same driving as a right caliper not releasing the right tire. Good Luck!
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also check all your tires pressure you would be amazed what 10psi will do....
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