[Healeys] Rear End Alignment

Ronald J. Ray ronald-ray at sbcglobal.net
Fri Dec 28 07:46:36 MST 2007

I have a possible similar problem with my BT7.

When I make a hard/fast right hand turn (which seems to be describe most
turns I make), it sounds like something is rubbing at the right rear tire
area.  It is clearly a rotating type sound, which goes away once the car is
moving in a straight forward direction again.

I've removed the brake drum and upon inspection every thing seemed to be
All bearings and bushings related to the rear suspension and axle are new
within 3 years.
The tires are 165, so not oversized at al.  And there are no signs of the
inner tire rubbing on anything.

Any suggestions?

Ron Ray

-----Original Message-----
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Behalf Of Bob Spidell
Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2007 10:27 PM
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Subject: [Healeys] Rear End Alignment


When I make a hard left turn, my right rear tire rubs against the bolts
securing the rebound bumper box (on the inside of the wheel well).   I'm
running Vredestein Sprint Classic 185/70R15 tires--a bit oversized but not
outrageous.  Anyway, it appears the rear axle is skewed towards the driver's

I don't suppose there's any way to adjust the rear axle placement WRT  the


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