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Dargertracin
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted July 16, 2004 08:48 PM  
I have gone through the whole harris manual can't seem to get the angle on the front a-arms right any suggestions? also left rear springs set in front of rearend with 215 spring on it arm in upper hole. Right rear behind rearend with 175 spring and arm in lower hole. panhard bar behind rearend set at 15 degrees. any quick changes that you see would help. and what could we expect it to do as is? thanks

mod70
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posted July 17, 2004 10:39 AM           send a private message to Dargertracin   Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/QuoteBBBBBB
Can't help you with the A-arms, but the springs and pan bar sound OK. Run it and see how she feels.

dirtywrench13
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 324
posted July 17, 2004 01:28 PM  
YOU MAY NEED DIFFERENT BALL JOINTS OR A-FRAMES,DO YOU HAVE THE RIDE HEIGHTS SET CORRECTLY? WHAT STUB DOES IT HAVE UNDER IT? DROP A LINE TO CUSTOM PERFORMANCE,HE'LL KNOW WHAT TO DO.

CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
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posted July 18, 2004 01:40 AM  
Harris car with chevelle stub with impala spindles and the extended upper and lower balljoints ride heigths are front left 3 1/8 and rf 3 5/8 taking from top of a frame to a piece of key stock welded to the front frame horn just ahead of the spring bucket or its a punch mark instead of key stock. Rear ride heigths 2 3/4 from top of underslung 2x2 to bottom of the axle tube . Front upper a frame angles should then be 15-16 deg in the left and right front + or - a little. Use angle finder off the back side of the upper control arm on top. Also make sure the fornt end alignment is set first.

CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
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posted July 18, 2004 01:42 AM  
Also has the car been wrecked? Are the spindles reamed correctly for the balljoints and tie rods if they have been replaced recently?

Dargertracin
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 12
posted July 18, 2004 11:04 AM  
Thanks guys for the info. We ran it last night and car was much better than it had been. Got involved in an altercation or as we like to say one of those racing deals. right front brake rotor broke and went into wall destroying front end. Thanks for imput must find new car.

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