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TR6BILL

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Took my car in to the alignment shop today to get the rear end aligned. The guy was amazed. I hit the nail on the head! There were no adjustments needed. I got camber and toe-in spot on! A slight camber and a wee bit of toe-in (I forgot the numbers he gave me) and he checked it all with his super alignment machines. I was proud. And all done with nylon string and a sharp eye.
 
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TR6BILL

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I kinda think this is how these cars were built, nylon string and a sharp eye. And warm beer, Lucas style.
 

PeterK

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TR6BILL said:
I kinda think this is how these cars were built, nylon string and a sharp eye. And warm beer, Lucas style.

My alignment tools also, and work well. But I don't drink beer; tequila is my choice of liquid wobbly.
 

Russ Austin

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Peter I alway thought when I was younger it was ToKillya with a little lime and a salt lick.
 

Brosky

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If you weren't quite so far away, I'd drive over and have you do mine.

So, will this be a new gig, after you retire from dentistry?
 
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TR6BILL

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Brosky said:
If you weren't quite so far away, I'd drive over and have you do mine.

So, will this be a new gig, after you retire from dentistry?


I cannot afford to retire. Gotta support my habit.
 

TR6oldtimer

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Are you sure he just did not want to fool with it?



The answer will keep you awake for nights to come...
:jester:

Well done.
 
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TR6BILL

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TR6oldtimer said:
Are you sure he just did not want to fool with it?



The answer will keep you awake for nights to come...
:jester:

Well done.

Actually, I feel fortunate that I have Bobby's Alignment Shop available to me. Those guys are really old school and understand independent rear suspensions and the tricks to aligning them. Had I gone to one of the more modern shops, I would prolly have worried! :cheers:
 

DrEntropy

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We'll have t' start callin' ya "Ol' Deadeye Bill" now. :thumbsup:
 

Safari

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I may need your services in a few weeks. Would you like to share your technique?

I checked and Firestone has the numbers in their machine. The alignment guy I talked to seemed to think he would have no problem, I doubt it.
 
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