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  1. Boomer111
    10-28-2015 10:24 AM
    2 3/16 in. 2 5/16 in. Rake left side 5/8 Rake right side 1/2

    2 13/16 in. 2 13/16 in.

    Fender to tire all look to be uniform.

    Rake is within 3/8-3/4 inch, which is what LG recommends at the jacking pucks location.

    I am tempted to try and get it closer but I know the cross adjustment will change. The right front is 1/8 in high. If it was the drivers side it would be better.

    Good to go? Or play with it some more?

    Jim I posted this in the tech section but I wanted to be sure to get your opinion....


  2. johnodrake
    08-24-2012 03:39 PM
    Chuck flew out of O'Hare a lot when he was dating a FA who lived there. Most of his trips though originated from IAD
  3. johnodrake
    08-24-2012 03:28 PM
    I flew TS2A/US2B as an IP and P3C Operationally

    Did you know a CB "Chuck" Coltrin? Chuck was also a Marine fighter and attack pilot F-8 and A-4. Chuck retired from UAL in '02 or '03.
  4. johnodrake
    08-24-2012 01:03 AM
    We are in it for sure!! My buddy is a retired United 777 Driver.
  5. glennhl
    05-09-2010 06:31 PM
    You had an excellent career. United will survive, but they will never be that wonderful Airline that did everything. They flew all the routes and they did a great job of maintaining their own aircraft. There was nothing they could not do from a maintenance standpoint.

  6. glennhl
    05-09-2010 02:06 AM
    My Dad had a golf buddy that flew for TWA, his name was Jim Miller. Jim told me that he thought turbine engines revolutionized aviation and I have to agree with him. He said in 30 years of flying 707's, 727's, and 747's, he only shut down one turbine engine and that was because of a faulty oil pressure gage. However, he said the last flight he did in a Super Connie he shut down two engines!

    It's hard to see the Airlines struggle, I've done business with United for years (I work for Honeywell, was AlliedSignal, was Garret, was AiResearch) and I've always had a lot of respect for United.


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  • About Gearhead Jim
    Full Name
    Chicago area
    Retired airline pilot, retired police chief
    Year & Model
    2009 Coupe, Z51, A6
    Victory Red
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    2009 Coupe; Victory Red w/Cashmere interior, transparent top, A6, Z51 but Bilstein HD shocks, NPP exhaust, 3LT package, Nav+XM+PAL/Ipod. Minor interior mods but otherwise stock. Michelin Super Sport runflats in summer, Michelin A/S runflats in winter.

    Previous: 2006 Coupe, 2001 Coupe, 1967 Roadster w/ hardtop,
    1987 Caramo IROC-Z and 1998 Camaro Z28

    "I can only be young once, but I can be immature forever"


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