Hope I haven't confused too many of you. It appears that the computer
that mjb uses to crunch all of the list info doesn't recognize some of
the extended characters, such as the symbol for plus and minus and the
degree symbol. In an earlier post I used the plus/minus symbol in
regards to the tolerance for castor angle, the 2 degrees plus/minus 1/2
degree came out as
2 1 1/20. When I saw that I decided to stop using the plus/minus
symbol. I didn't notice what happened to the degree symbol.
In my latest post, the camber as 1 degree positive (plus or minus 1
degree) came out as 10 positive (plus or minus 10).
BTW, the degree symbol can be printed by holding down the (ALT) key and
entering 248 on the numeric keypad. Also, the British pound symbol is
Bud Krueger wrote:
> The TD Section of the Workshop Manual, Issue 5, 7/55, lists the
> static position camber as 'Nil'.
> The TF Section of the Workshop Manual lists the static position camber
> as 10 positive (plus or minus 10).
> Bud Krueger
> email@example.com wrote:
>> My factory workshop manual lists the following:
>> Camber (static postition): 1 degree positive (tolerance + or - one
>> Castor angle: 2 degrees (+ or - 1/2 degree with the side members
>> parallel to road)
>> Toe-in: NIL
>> If the castor or camber is off, check the frame for straightness. Also
>> check the condition of the rubber A arm bushes as these affect castor
>> and camber. Also check for loose or worn spring pan and A arm bolt
>> holes. With a straight frame, new bushes, and no wear between the
>> spring pan and A arm holes the castor and camber should be within spec.
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