[V8] Re: trap links
kneale at coslink.net
Thu Jan 26 20:45:40 EST 2006
I replaced the similar pieces on our 4kq last summer. I measured the old
ones in place before removal and then tried to match the new ones up with
the old. Seemed to work as the measurement installed was close. No
unseemly tire wear in the several thousand miles driven since.
At 12:44 PM 1/26/2006 -0500, Mike Arman wrote:
>Finally got fed up listening to the squeaky upper trap links in the rear
>suspension (sounds like a cheap bed in a bordello!) and bought a pair
>(trap links, not bordellos) to replace them.
>Found the torque settings, but wondering if I can carefully set the
>length of the new ones to match the length of the old ones and not have
>to do a re-alignment of the rear wheels.
>I'm thinking that the only thing that will be affected anyway will be
>the rear wheel camber, if I have to reset that, what's the easiest way
>to do it?
>I just don't want the local monkey lads working on my car.
>V8Q, it isn't a car, its an ADVENTURE!
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