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Old 04-17-2005, 09:47 PM
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more castor from '55 chevy 210

I have a '55 210, and I use the stock control arms, upper and lower. I have done my homework here, and have all new poly bushings, a pair of offset upper control arm shafts, new heidt's spindles, stock new springs, and a nice new rack & pinion.

Currently, my castor is maxed out at -2.5 degrees, both sides. I have stuffed in as many shims as I can, and at least it's matched both sides. the offset upper shafts only gave me a degree. Obviously, this is why the car handles poorly at high speeds, and bumpsteer is real bad. It is my quest to get more castor, and a lot of it. I just ordered new upper control arms (tubular) that have 6 degrees built in..hooray.

what in the world can be sagging?? front crossmember? front half of the frame? All looks OK on the frame, looking for clues as to why this came to be.

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