[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
Re: Alignment data
Hairy green toads from Mars made Robert Myers say:
> Hi Y'all,
> Witrhin the last two weeks I had new rear wheel bearings and new tie rod
> ends installed in mt '89 200TQ. The shop which did the job told me that
> they realigned everything. I don't think so. I plan to have the job done
> properly by a more repoutable outfit ASAP.
> Does anyone have a recommendation for the best settings which will provide
> good tire life along with decent handling? It would be nice to be able to
> tell the alignment shop what I want rather than have them tell me what I want.
I just got my '89 100Q set to factory specs, but with 1/2 degree of
negative camber up front. This is just starting to border on tire wear
and a little loss of on-center feel, but handles amazingly well (much
better than stock).
You'll need to find a good shop that understands settings other than
what their book says, so keep shopping...
Andrew L. Duane (JOT-7) email@example.com
Digital Equipment Corporation (603)-881-1294
110 Spit Brook Road http://www.zk3.dec.com/~duane
Nashua, NH 03062-2698
Only my cat shares my opinions, and she's too heavy to care.