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Old 04-09-2002, 07:51 AM
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i am looking for info on ideal alignment specs for drag only 87 5.0 mustang.

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does it really matter??? you're only going in a strait line.
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Caster and camber are factory preset and not adustable unless strut mount plates are used. You want the toe straight (little or no toe-in) ahead as possible and still be able to control the car.

As the front end rises, all adjustments change. Just set the toe for mid track.
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Jack the car front end during the alignment to ensure you don't go into toe out during launch, the amount to jack it depends on how much the front rises during launch. Urethane bushings will help keep the alignment under load. Ideally 0 toe out is what you are after but you will have to compromise with probably 1/16" per side. If you are running 90/10 shocks you may need more.

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