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Old 02-21-2020, 06:42 AM   #1
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Default 35 Front End Alignment

I need help determining the best method of establishing the correct front end
alignment on my 35. A step by step process will be greatly appreciated as I
haven't come across any literature explaining the method on an old Ford.
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Old 02-21-2020, 07:55 AM   #2
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It is covered extensively in the 1935 Service Bulletins, including photos.
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Old 02-21-2020, 08:56 AM   #3
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Dave,

Thanks for the information.

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Old 02-21-2020, 09:03 AM   #4
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Peter: Google, 1935 Ford front end alignment . Lots of good info appears.
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Old 02-21-2020, 01:50 PM   #5
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Sorry guys I’m new with this 1935 service bulletins
Where do I find that info.
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Old 02-21-2020, 03:06 PM   #6
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Those were service information publications of Ford sent to its dealers. Original copies show up from time to time, but the '32, '33, 34 versions were each reprinted in the past in their original format and a book with all of the '32-'37 versions in a scaled-down format was also published and I believe that it is still available from dealers like Bob Drake (in fact it is listed in his online catalog along with similar books for the '38-'40 bulletins and another for the '41-'48 bulletins.)
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Even more is in the 1936 service bulletins, they changed to a fancy drive on rack that worked in degrees, and toe setting that factors in camber, much like modern machines
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Thanks for your responses a David and Kurt
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Here's the chart from the service bulletins--- the whole article it nearly 10 pages. Explains every part of aligning
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Old 02-22-2020, 06:00 AM   #10
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Thanks to all who responded. For now I'll try one of the methods I googled but
when I finally get her on the road I will have it professionally aligned as I plan
on reproducing a correct non adjustable draglink so no turning back once I
declare myself on the length of that.

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Old 02-22-2020, 11:36 AM   #11
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Peter, I have a hardcover book with a date of 1936. It says, Ford Service School, wheel alignment. Measures 5 1/8 x 7 1/4 , 63 pages. Just about all you would ever need to know to get your job done. You might find it online someplace ?
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