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Re: Weird pull

To: "Larry Colen" <>, <>,
Subject: Re: Weird pull
From: "Lawrie Alexander" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 1999 18:38:23 -0700

Can we assume you have checked the tightness of your U-bolts that hold the
rear axle to the rear springs? If they are loose, and/or if the rubber pads
in that location have deteriorated, you can get definite side-to-side
movement of the back of the car when you get on or off the gas.

British Sportscar Center

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Colen <>
To: <>; <>
Date: Tuesday, August 24, 1999 12:52 PM
Subject: Weird pull

>My 69 BGT has a weird pull to the right.  It is worst when decelerating
>(coasting), better under power and brakes in a straight line. I've checked
>tire pressures, & wheel bearings.  Spinning the front wheels they seem to
>take about the same amount time to come to a rest, so I don'tthink that
>problem has anything to do with the new brakes (carbon kevlar) that I
>installed this weekend.  The thing that puzzles me is that it seems
>to happen when coasting and not under braking which I think would rule out
>bump steer.
>   Larry
> Rome did not create a great empire by having meetings; they did it by
>killing all those who opposed them.

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