Re: [DML] "Splay footed"?
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Re: [DML] "Splay footed"?



Did you lower the car (springs or lowered mount on the shock) when 
you did the shocks? If so, some inward camber is normal unless you do 
one of the adjustable lower link setups. If not, the upper and/or 
lower link bushings may be worn, but that usually comes with other 
problems too.

If it really bugs you, have the car put on an alignment rack. The 
only factory adjustment in the rear is the trailing arm shims, and 
that changes toe-in not camber.  

Dave S


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "robert parker" <roberthparker@...> 
wrote:
>
>   I happened to be looking "tail-on" the other day, and noticed a 
slight 
> "splay-footedness" with the rear wheels.  I don't recall seeing 
that before 
> in the 24 yrs of ownership. It's similar to the VW bug's back 
tires, but not 
> as pronounced. It is just a SLIGHT inward lean, but I noticed it.  
Is that 
> kosher?      I did change shocks a month ago, after 25 yrs.  
(Special-T's 
> kit)   Nothing rattles or appears loose. Just a typical shock job, 
as I've 
> done on many other cars.  Am I needlessly concerned?    Info is, as 
always, 
> appreciated.      Drive Stainless    Robert   VIN 6924
> 
>





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