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cobravenom71
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posted 11-01-2002 02:40 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for cobravenom71   Click Here to Email cobravenom71     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I need the factory front-end alignment specs for these vehicles, if anyones gottem'
1971 429 Mach 1
1973 302 Convertible
1976 460 Torino
Any help is appreciated. Thanx, Kit Sullivan

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 11-01-2002 04:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I don't know about the Torino, but for your Mustangs:

Factory----------------------Preferred
Camber
-0.5 to 1.5 degrees ----- preferred 0.5 degrees

Caster
-2 to +2 degrees ------- preferred +2.00 degrees

Toe in
+.38 ------- preferred -.20

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'70 Mustang Mach 1 - '72 Mustang Sprint - '94 F-150

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cobravenom71
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posted 11-01-2002 04:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for cobravenom71   Click Here to Email cobravenom71     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hey Steve, thanks for the info. Whats the difference between 'factory' and 'preferred'
Kit

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 11-01-2002 05:00 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Factory is what the factory recommends, current for 1971 and bias ply tires. Preferred takes into account radial tires.

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'70 Mustang Mach 1 - '72 Mustang Sprint - '94 F-150

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cobravenom71
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posted 11-01-2002 05:04 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for cobravenom71   Click Here to Email cobravenom71     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thats great. one more question. If I use the preferred specs, will the tires look like they are different? I mean, will they lean in or out,or appear different in any way?

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 11-01-2002 05:09 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
No.

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