[Land-speed] TOE IN
speedtimer at beyondbb.com
Mon Jul 9 19:12:57 MDT 2007
Al Teague's are off set just a little, I think Roy Fjasted's was as well.
----- Original Message -----
From: "DougOdom" <dlodom at charter.net>
To: "Skip Higginbotham" <saltrat at pahrump.com>
Cc: "landspeed list" <land-speed at autox.team.net>
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2007 7:01 PM
Subject: Re: [Land-speed] TOE IN
> Skip Higginbotham wrote:
>> Now suppose that you run a streamliner with an in-line front end. At
>> what point in the turn radius do you line up the wheels/tires? And if
>> the answer is "straight" how does one do that? Straightedge along the
>> sides of the tires? Which tire is master and which is slave? With any
>> real accuracy, I don't know where the toe in is on my car.
>> Skip, I have never run inline wheels. But if I ever do change the
>> liner to inline front tires I think I would make myself a toe gage.
>> My first idea would be to measure off the right side of one of the
>> wheels and the left side of the other. These lines should be
>> paralel. Now if that didn't handle like I wanted I might think about
>> a little toe in. With the very small tire patch that we have with the
>> LSR tires I don't think a little toe would hurt anything.
> What have you found works the best for your car? Doug Odom
> in big ditch
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