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t18joe
 Post subject: Wheel Camber
PostPosted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:56 pm 
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I have been going thru tires in about 80 hours. Checked the camber = -87.7 deg. I removed the tire and the axle. The gear strut flange angle was about the same. Thinking a shim would work, I made a 2 deg shim. Tried to install the shim, the shim angle was so large the axle holes and the holes in the strut flange were offset. see attachment.

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated

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James Grahn
 Post subject: Re: Wheel Camber
PostPosted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 11:15 pm 
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Have you tried just a washer?
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thorpdrvr
 Post subject: Re: Wheel Camber
PostPosted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 1:52 am 
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Have you check toe alignment? Camber won’t have a big effect on tire wear. Toe in or out will eat them up pretty quick if excessive and make ground handling much more darty/twitchy.


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pmandel
 Post subject: Re: Wheel Camber
PostPosted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 9:43 am 
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Per prior discussion of wheel alignment in this forum, I used a slice of a Coke can as a shim. Worked like a charm, although for me it was a toe-out issue that needed fixin'.

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