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Username Post: How to adjust toe and camber        (Topic#358364)
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Reg: 05-13-15
10-08-19 09:49 AM - Post#2777372    

Just finished my drum to disc conversion. Now both front tires look to be out of alignment. The drivers isn't too bad, but my passenger tire looks to have a pretty bad "toe out and negative camber."

Is there anyway to adjust this at home, before taking it in for alignment?

Edited by LSS1333 on 10-08-19 09:50 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.

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10-09-19 04:22 AM - Post#2777441    
    In response to LSS1333 T+TOE+...

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10-09-19 06:30 AM - Post#2777453    
    In response to LSS1333

it can be done at home, but it can be finicky. Camber and caster is done with the shims - not all "alignment shop techs" seem to understand this.

the book shows how to do it, and you can get one of those king pin, caster camber gauges on ebay.

youtube videos make toe look easy, but I usually find a way to screw it up

just went through this myself.


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10-09-19 09:34 AM - Post#2777466    
    In response to LSS1333

I've done conversions on these cars in my shop, converting to disc brakes should not radically change toe or camber, what exactly was done in the conversion?

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