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Offline stevepage3

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Defender Wheel Allignment
« on: August 31, 2012, 11:39:46 »
What is the easiest way to do your own wheel alignment on a 90. I need to get it done as the vehicle has a wheel wobble that only started after fitting a new dan bar but It isn't road legal at the moment so cant get it to a garage.

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Re: Defender Wheel Allignment
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2012, 19:15:10 »
When you fitted your new steering bar, did you measure the old one and match it with the new one?
That usually works

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Re: Defender Wheel Allignment
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2012, 22:08:43 »
Get a steel tape measure and laid on the floor measure between the front inside edge of the wheel rims ay as near axle centre line as you can. You don't need the actual dimension so use the back edge of the tape body on one rim, lock the tape off. Now do the same thing on the back edge of the rim, though you won't be able to get quite so high up as stuff is in the way. Because you locked the tape off you can then tell which way to adjust. If the tape is too short adjust the track bar inward so that the gap is half what it was. Then re set the tape and check it against the front edge of the rims. You are aiming to have the rims parallel. That is a very wordy way of describing quite a simple job. Centering the steering is equally easy to do but wordy to explain.
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