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Old 03-05-2012, 10:30 PM
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Hey guys Im installing a heidts mustang 2 in my 49 ford truck. I centered it in the fender and put the A arms on, spindle, rotor, and tire. Looks right on center but I concerned when the caster is put in the wheel would move to the rear which would make it not centered any more. It calls for 1 degree of caster. I could move the wheel ahead a little to make up for the caster. how much I dont know, or am I going about this the wrong way. I need help on this so I dont weld the crossmember in wrong. Thank you

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IMO, a couple of degrees of caster won't matter much....but you are correct in your thinking. You could cheat slightly forward from eyeball perfect. To me the most important thing is to be at ride ht. when you eyeball. My 55 Chev PU needed 1 1/2 inches at ride ht. to look right. I don't think the eye will see 1/8 to 1/4 inch in caster degree difference.
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Thank you much for your help. I was not sure how much 1 degree of caster was. I do have it at ride height.
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