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Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-20-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Will N
Re: Front tire excessive wear

Ok, so I put the front tires on turntables with degrees marked off. These are my results
when I turn the right wheel in 15 the left turns out 17- ok!
when I turn the right wheel in 20 the left...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-18-2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Will N
Re: Front tire excessive wear

I think I'm answering my own question about toe out on turn here. Since the tolerance is given as 1/2 degree, I guess the unit of measure is degrees! So am I reading this correctly that when the...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-16-2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Will N
Re: Front tire excessive wear

Thanks again Bob C. Can someone educate me on the meaning of camber plus side inclination? I thought that side inclination was the angle of the kingpin; an inward tilt toward the top so that a...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-02-2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Will N
Re: Front tire excessive wear

Thanks! Now to find an alignment shop that can work on solid axle front ends.
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 05-01-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Will N
Re: Front tire excessive wear

Thanks, does anyone know what the caster angle, camber angle, king pin inclination, toe out on turns, and spring height specifications are for a Model A?
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-30-2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Will N
Re: Front tire excessive wear

Thanks guys for your suggestions. Brian T, I looked at the space between my backing plates and the tie rod ends, and it is equal on both sides. Jayvee34, I've been taking some measurements to see...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Will N
Re: Front tire excessive wear

On the first set of 4 tires I had, I rotated them and burned through all 4 after only a few thousand miles. It's cheaper to replace 2 tires at a time than all 4.


I wonder if the trunk I have...
Forum: Model A (1928-31) 04-20-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,616
Posted By Will N
Front tire excessive wear

Man, my Fordor blows through front tires crazy fast. I've tried he following: I straightened the axle to remove a bow (someone must have towed it from the center of he axle in he past). While off,...
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