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Old 04-15-2010, 10:08 PM
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Hi Andy, Thats The Big Prob., The Easy Would Be To Add 1/2 -3/4 Inch To The Bottom Arm, That Would Fix The Camber, But ???? Then What? If U Got Any Ideas Just Let Me Know.............thanks Don

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I would look into getting dimensions for Heidt's tubular control arms for example and compare those specs to what you have on the car. If you lenthened the lower arms to fix the camber, it still looks like the uppers could hit. It also looks like the coil spring is not fitting down over the seat on the lower control arm.

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hi andy, u r right, there are no springs, they are coil overs, and not correct for the front end, i am looking for some springs now to give it a try, the weight is sitting on where the shock is hitting the the bottom arm, thanks don
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OK, FOR ANYONE STILL FOLLOWING THIS, WHAT I HAVE DONE IS TO CUT ABOUT AN INCH FROM THE TOPHATS AND THAT ALLOWS ME TO ADJ. THE CAMBER ALL THE WAY. I HAVE NOT FINISHED THIS YET, JUST GOT A NEW MIG TO FINISH UP. THIS SEEMS LIKE ITS GOING TO WORK OK, THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP..................DON
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I think you might have started in the wrong end by changning the top hats. Because those were the only components you have measured and found was positioned correct (side to side, anyway. Anti dive angle it's another story).

I has to be your A arms that are messed with in some way. They don't look correct at all. Way to narrow.

If you dont already have the specs, I can measure mine (tubular, Fat Man, standard width) tonight.
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hey man, thanks, i still need all the help i can get .............don
ps. while measure the length and width od the hats
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ps. while u r at it measure the length and width of the hats, thanks don
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The A-arms at my M II front end (Fat Man Stage III, no top hats on this, but still the same A arms like the kit with top hats) measure from center pivot bolt to center ball joint, standard (not narrowed):
Upper: app 8"
Lower app 13 1/4"

But be aware that the measurments was a little hard to get accurate, because the suspension is mounted.



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thanks very much,i'll ck mine asap, looks like nice chassie.............don
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It is a '34 Ford chassis, by the way.
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Looks Great, When U Gonna Finish The Car? Thanks Don
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Oh, I don't know. Try working on it as much as possible, but I also have a family and an house...

Maybe next summer...
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yup, me also, maybe next year,lol
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