Re: [DMCForum] steering geometry - new question
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The numbers on K:08:02 in the conversion table are correct when measuring
the rim and the tire (measuring at the tread) for a standard 235/60R15

Jim

On Wed, 4 Feb 2004 16:35:30 -0500 "Walter Coe" <Whalt@xxxxxxx> writes:
> Martin, I had my DeLorean aligned at a Sears location that
> is supposed to have one of the nicest computer alignment
> racks in the business.  Going by what their spec sheet says,
> they only give degrees.  The millimeter/inch measurements in
> the factory manuals only seem to confuse things because they
> don't say where to take the measurements from (i.e., at the
> edge of the rim or tread).  Do you know what they mean?
> 
> Anyway, here is Sears' specifications according to the
> printout they gave me when they did my car:
> 
> Front PER WHEEL
> Camber -0.3 degrees with tolerance +/-0.3 degrees
> Caster 3.8 degrees with tolerance of +/-0.3 degrees
> Toe 0.24 degrees with tolerance of +/-0.04 degrees
> 
> Front TOTAL of both wheels
> Cross Camber 0.0 degrees
> Cross Caster 0.0 degrees
> Total Toe 0.48 degrees with tolerance of +/-0.08 degrees
> 
> Rear PER WHEEL
> Camber -0.5 degrees with tolerance of +/-0.3 degrees
> Toe 0.24 degrees with tolerance of +/-0.04 degrees
> 
> Rear TOTAL of both wheels
> Cross Camber 0.0 degrees
> Total Toe 0.48 degrees with tolerance +/- 0.08 degrees
> Thrust Angle 0.00 degrees
> 
> If you figure out how to put this information to use, please
> explain how!
> 
> For more confusion, check the DeLorean Workshop Manual on
> page K:08:02.  Here they give some fraction inch to degree
> conversions.  This is for the rear wheels, but maybe it
> applies to the fronts too?
> 
> Also check the Service Bulletin Number ST-34-1/82.
> On the 3rd page they give another fractional inches/decimal
> degrees conversion table.
> 
> Walt
> 
> 
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