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Author Topic:   Front axel king pins???
dirtracer14
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1261
posted May 28, 2003 09:02 PM  
On the front axle on sprint does the ping angle forward or backwards?? I just dont have a clue so please help??

mod4
Dirt Freak

Total posts: 223
posted May 28, 2003 10:52 PM  
I'm a total rookie, but let me tell you the way it has been explained to me :

It will tilt backwards, with the front end at ride height, somewhere between 9* and 12* (the RF) that sets your caster.

If I am wrong, don't feel bad, nobody answers any of my Sprint Q's on here anyways.

dirtracer14
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 1261
posted May 29, 2003 11:57 PM  
Thanks for the reply...yes i saw that this was not a real hot chat for sprints but i thought i would try..it was for a friend

awkwardjeff
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 562
posted June 06, 2003 12:22 AM  
14, put the front axle together and in the car......set everything up....then take a angle finder and put it on top the right side steering arm, It's nice and flat and machined sqaure.......about 12 degrees tipped back on top......POSITIVE CASTER.

Caster slip is built into the axle because the king pin bosses are welded on.......they are built with about 3 degrees split....so, if right side is 12 left should be about 9 degrees.....

[This message has been edited by awkwardjeff (edited June 06, 2003).]

jammin
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Total posts: 6243
posted June 06, 2003 01:06 AM  
Someone has to start it 14....We need to get more sprint guys in here to chat with each other...


jammin

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