posted January 13, 2001 07:49 AM
My upper control arm mounts are curently running parallel to the centerline of the car with 1 1/4" offset arms. Does this serve the same purpose as installing the mounts for the uppers on the same angle as the lowers. I have to change one mount cuz it's bent. Mean while I am going to measure the arcs that the uppers and lowers travel in to see the amount of caster gain or loss. What are yall thoughts.
posted January 13, 2001 08:19 AM
I'm sure that there are severl opinions on this but I installed both of my upper mount at the same angles as the lowers. I tacked by brackts in place and checked camber and caster at ride height and at 3 inches of compression and rebound. When they are the same then the brackets are at the same angle as the lowers. I can't tell you about adding anti dive or not that is something that will get a lot of different opinions.
posted January 13, 2001 08:39 AM
Exactly how I would do it. The car I have was obtained in a trade and I have what I have. I have the RF bracket cut off and the LF is still on mounted parallel to the centerline. I will do some measuring today to find out if the offset arm gives the same effect and will post what I find. Installing the bracket parallel to the centerline is easier and might be the trick of the week???