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Wheel Alignment Tips for Custom Cars : How to Make Caster Adjustments

Adjusting caster means moving ball joints in and out, which leads to more camber adjustments; learn how to make caster adjustments in this free auto-repair video. Expert: Doug Jenkins Bio: Doug, of Doug Jenkins Custom Hot Rods, not only servers the entire nation, but even customers outside the U.S have found the shop's services indispensable. Filmmaker: Ross Safronoff


 


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Wheel Alignment Tips for Custom Cars : What is Caster in a Car Steering System?
Caster is the relationship of a lower ball joint to an upper ball joint, so adjusting caster has wide-reaching effects as our expert mechanic explains in this free auto-repair video. Expert: Doug Jenkins Bio: Doug, of Doug Jenkins Custom Hot Rods, not only servers the entire nation, but even customers outside the U.S have found the shop's services indispensable. Filmmaker: Ross Safronoff





Wheel Alignment Tips for Custom Cars : How to Adjust the Control Arm in a Steering System
To adjust the control arm, shorten one bolt and lengthen another to make sure there are enough threads; our expert custom-car mechanic explains how in this free auto-repair video. Expert: Doug Jenkins Bio: Doug, of Doug Jenkins Custom Hot Rods, not only servers the entire nation, but even customers outside the U.S have found the shop's services indispensable. Filmmaker: Ross Safronoff





Wheel Alignment Tips for Custom Cars : How to Tell if Steering Camber is Wrong
Using the camber caster gauge, see if the camber is wrong after making the control arm adjustments; learn how in this free auto-repair video. Expert: Doug Jenkins Bio: Doug, of Doug Jenkins Custom Hot Rods, not only servers the entire nation, but even customers outside the U.S have found the shop's services indispensable. Filmmaker: Ross Safronoff





Camber Caster Gauge from Fasttrax at Eastwood
BUY It Here: http://www.eastwood.com/fasttrax-camber-caster-gauge.html?utm_source=Youtub e&utm_medium=Annotation&utm_content=Fastrax%20Gauge%20&utm_campaign=2007-11 -08 Align it yourself in your shop or at the track. Improve handling, and save suspension and tire wear. Improve handling, plus save suspension and tire wear, when you set your tires' proper camber and caster with Fastrax™ Fastrax™ Camber/Caster Gauge works in the shop or track to help you easily set tires' proper camber and caster; optional toe adapter also available (see "Accessories" tab). Displays camber +/- 4 degrees, caster -4 to +12 degrees Fits most 13" to 18" wheels Adjusts to any surface





Front Wheel Alignment, With a Tape Measure
Front Wheel Alignment, With a Tape Measure.If you tires are wearing abnormally,or you are experiencing driving issues you may need to check the alignment. In this video I show how I check the toe on cars and trucks.There are many ways of doing this job. You can use Strings from front to back or as I do it with a tape measure. Sometimes to center the steering wheel you may have to make adjustments to tie rods on both sides of the vehicle.Also before attempting to check alignment or make any adjustments You need to check and make sure you do not have any worn out parts. If any parts are worn out you will not be able to check or adjust the alignment correctly.





How To Adjust/Check Wheel/Tire Toe Alignment diy w/ tape measure easy and cheap
I am not a mechanic but this is how I do my own Front Toe Wheel Alignment. Take any of this information and use it at your own risk. If you don't feel comfortable with what's on this video, then take your car to a shop for an alignment. Also, know what your toe alignment specs should be before you begin in order to adjust it to specs. My car calls for No-Toe for the front wheels. Other vehicles might call for a bit of toe in or out depending on the type of car. A quick google search for your specific car's alignment specs will help.





EZ Aline: Easy Adjusting Camber and Caster
Bodie Stroud is showing his new invention of the EZ Aline adjuster that will be included in his new front end kits. In this video he is showing how to adjust the camber and caster with the EZ Aline adjusters without even taking off the wheel. To buy the EZ Alines go to www.bshotrods.com https://bodiestroud.com/shop/ez-aline-adjusters The chassis in this video is a 1956 F100 Ford Pickup with a 5.0L Aluminator and our BSI front end kits with chrome control arms and RideTech shockwaves.





DIY wheel alignment
How to do your own wheel alignment on the front of your car. This is for a front wheel alignment and if your vehicle tracks corner ways, and it probably won't, then you can take it in for a four wheel alignment. Drive through a wet puddle to get the four tires wet. If they follow the front marks your fine.





Trackace Guide Part 2 - Adjusting Front Wheel Alignment Tracking - Trackrods & Adjustment Tips.
An introduction to the track rod / tie rod parts where front wheel alignment toe angle - tracking adjustments are made, plus a few helpful tips on adjusting them.





Front Alignment Check
Update. The question comes up about the caliper I use.. its a cheap plastic one like this. http://www.harborfreight.com/6-inch-utility-caliper-7914.html I have a nice digital one too, but the cheap one works fine. How to check and adjust your front toe alignment on a mitubishi evo 8. The evo has an equal front and rear track which makes this an easy process. Save yourself $100 and do this at home every 6 months. Driving can cause your alignment to go out every once in a while. A poor alignment, especially toe thats far from zero, will chew up your expensive tires quick. And if you track your car, you'll get better performance by setting an agressive alignment. Knowing how to adjust your own alignment means you can set it back to "normal" for everyday driving.





Hunter Four Wheel Alignment Explained
If your car needs a wheel alignment and want to know what the alternative is to traditional 'Tracking' service. This video explains what to expect if you elect to have a premium Hunter four wheel alignment in UK





Understanding your Hunter Wheel Alignment Printout
When having a Hunter 4 wheel alignment, all four wheels your vehicle will be measured simultaneously. Hunter measures all 14 primary alignment angles and compares them against the motor manufacturers specifications for your vehicle's make and model. Once the measurements are complete the Hunter will produce an easy to understand 'Before' alignment adjustment printout. So what does it all mean?





Correcting camber,caster and toe...
Correcting camber and caster by adjusting eccentric cam bolt in the lower part of suspension arm.





Wheel Alignment - Why cars need four wheel alignment
Most UK motorists do not realise that their cars need a regular wheel alignment check/service every 12 - 15,00 mile or once a year. In doing this motorists can save money on fuel, & tyres, improve safety and handling. This video explains what caused mis-alignment and the effects it has on the car.





Caster Angle
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