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Author Topic:   Corrected front end
Bandit8
Dirt Roller

Total posts: 14
posted September 26, 2005 02:54 PM  
I read when guys are selling cars they are talking about the corrected front end on them. Are they talking about a metric or chevelle front end and what do they do to correct it. Thanks

CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1172
posted September 26, 2005 03:37 PM  
Any front end that is corrected is done to most frames if a builder has done their homework. It is corrected to improve the rollcenter/cast@camber curves. Some builders still use the stock upper a arm mounts, while the cars work good they will work better if corrected.

d4490
Dirt Maniac

Total posts: 143
posted September 30, 2005 01:51 PM  
When correcting the front end, do you do anything with the lower holes, or leave them in the stock location? Just align them?

CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1172
posted September 30, 2005 02:31 PM  
Align the lower holes at the same time. Make sure the front and rear holes on the lowers are same heigth and level side to side.

2nd2none
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 755
posted October 02, 2005 12:29 PM  
dont be fooled, just because it has swedge tube uppers does not mean it is corrected!


CUSTOMPERFORMANCE
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1172
posted October 02, 2005 10:38 PM  
2nd is also right. Just because a car may have adj upper arms dont mean it is a corrected front.

Dman
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 270
posted October 03, 2005 08:30 AM  
I think the term should be "adjusted or re-engineered front suspension" after all ,what is correct?Everyone has there own ideas about RCs and camber and caster gain. Right?

BrianW
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 385
posted October 03, 2005 09:02 AM  
quote:
Originally posted by CUSTOMPERFORMANCE:
Align the lower holes at the same time. Make sure the front and rear holes on the lowers are same heigth and level side to side.

OK - rules state stock lower mount - is this just ensuring the holes are aligned and everything is straight with the front end - i.e. just a little tweak?

Also - anyone got any measurements for where to put the mounts on an early chevelle clip? The old car was still using the stock mount re-angled a bit, but wanting to correct the front end geometry...


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