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Old 06-26-2007, 05:47 AM
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I haven't found a alignment shop that I trust in my area so I want to do this myself. I know I can not do it as good as a shop but this is also something I want to tinker with, without having to pay a shop each time.

I found this tool in Grassroots Motorsports, and was wondering if anyone has ever used one, I figure this is going to be pretty time consuming but I got time.

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Old 06-26-2007, 01:48 PM
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I have one of those and it is very helpful but I would get the alignment done at a shop so you can be sure its right on all 4 corners. Its very critical to have the vehicle on a FLAT EVEN surface or all your reading will be off. I use it mostly to go back and forth between known settings.
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Yeah, that'd work fine if you have a completely level surface. Accuracy in camber isn't quite as important as accuracy in toe, though. Are you gonna string it up for toe?
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Yeah, we do all the adjustments on race cars with similar tools. Our stuff is a bit older doesn't have electronics but, same idea.
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Old 06-27-2007, 11:49 PM
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Yeah, that'd work fine if you have a completely level surface. Accuracy in camber isn't quite as important as accuracy in toe, though. Are you gonna string it up for toe?
I didnt think of it but the same company offers a set-up for it.
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I didnt think of it but the same company offers a set-up for it.
Yep. Adjusting camber without correcting toe afterwards is a bad idea.
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