Date: 20 Sep 2006 11:06:26 -0700
Subject: Re: '94 900S Rear wheels not verticle

Fred - Thanks. The camber is easily visible. It's wacked, to be sure. I'm just HOPING it's an adjustment or "shim it" issue versus a new rear axle. Still, it'll beat making car payments!! Again, thanks. -- Don Fred W wrote: > wrote: > > *sigh* > > > > It IS noticable from just looking at the car from behind. > > > > I guess I'll have to take it to the local repair shop and get their > > insight (and estimate CO$T). ARGH!!! > > > > Thank you Jim. > > It is one of the parameters that gets checked on a 4 wheel alignment. > Have you had that done recently? > > You can check camber yourself at home. Find a level place to park and > hold a carpenter square against the wheel, or better yet hold a > carpenter level alongside the wheel in a plumb position. Measure the > distance from the square/level to a flat surface on the outside of the > wheel lip at the top and bottom of the wheel and find the difference. > Do the same on the other side. > > Knowing that difference between top and bottom and the vertical distance > between these two points you should be able to calculate the angle with > a little math. > > camber = inverse sin (measured distance / vertical length). > > > > Reference: > > > -- > -Fred W

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