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Old 09-22-2011, 03:13 PM   #1
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Default 49 Alignment

I recently totally rebuilt the front suspension and steering on my 49 sedan, (Stock). I know the toe, castor and camber settings for bias ply tires, so my question is, are the settings the same for radial tires? Thanks for any help you may have. Thanks, Joe
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Old 09-22-2011, 03:50 PM   #2
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You're probably going to get a variety of opinions, but I'd say dial in more caster for the radials because they are less prone to self-correcting coming out of turns. Caster helps the wheels "want" to run in a straight line.
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Thanks for the tip. Makes good sense. Hopefully more will chime in with their past experiences. Thanks again, Joe
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Old 09-22-2011, 08:46 PM   #4
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I have heard that you should try for zero toe with radials????
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