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Old 07-18-2012, 08:04 PM
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setting camber/caster

This may sound like a silly question but, I am splitting the wishbones on my 28 model a and installing a 4 in dropped axel.The instalation instructions say to set it at 6 or 7 degrees.My question is this..with a magnetic angle finder set on top of the axel ,do I want it to lean back toward the rear of the car or forward toward the front of the car?

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That is the kingpin angle..So you will need to measure that..I just place a kingpin in the axle boss and put my angle gauge on that..

The top of the king pin is toward the rear..

I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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Thanks for the reply, that answers my question.
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Old 07-19-2012, 02:09 PM
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You also mentioned camber, that on your model A can't be adjusted without bending the axle. Camber is the tilting of the wheel in or out at the top.

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