Lenny Seidman wrote:
> Another problem on the Spitfire which I never noticed but someone
> driving behind me stopped me and alerted me about. The left rear wheel
> is at a noticeable worse (slanted out at the bottom more) angle than the
> right rear wheel. I've replaced the rear shocks and leaf
> spring. It's a bit scary when you look at the car from the rear and
> compare the 2 angles of the wheels. Also there seems to be a pulsating
> noise vibration from the left rear wheel.
> Any ideas what could be causing this difference in angle and would the
> pulsating/vibration (vibration at speeds above 45 mph- pulsation can be
> heard at low speeds when coming to a stop) have any thing to do with it.
> Lenny Seidman
> 70 Mk3 Spitfire
My guess would be that the rear spring has either begun sagging on the left
(from years of only the driver in the car) or has a broken leaf on the
left side. A new spring will clear up this problem in short order. They are
available for just over $100 last time I checked.
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