[Healeys] A-arm frame mounts specs

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Tue Feb 18 20:08:06 MST 2020

I think if one's going so far as to weld in new A-arm mounts it might be 
a good time to install some means for camber/caster adjustment, either 
with something like the Kilmartin shock mounts or Tom's inserts 
(relatively easy since you'll have the front end disassembled, or nearly 
so, anyway).

On 2/18/2020 4:50 PM, jim via Healeys wrote:
> if you are having to futz with the a arm frame attachment points (I 
> did) be very aware of kingpin inclination angle ..determines 
> castor/camber of wheel ..depending on frame/tweekage and replacement 
> part tolerances, the backside of the mount is nowhere near any 
> reference alignment point...if you gotta have it vertical for "pretty" 
> grind the flange (where it welds to the frame)...AFTER verifying 
> kingpin / axle / wheel caster-camber
> Jim
> "
> On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 2:32:56 AM UTC, S and T Miller 
> <stmiller96 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Anyone know the factory a-arm frame mount specs in degrees? One would 
> assume 90 degrees when using a digital angle finder on the back side, but?
> The Millers
> "Always drive them, but remember each drive in an antique car is a 
> test drive."

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