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[C2] S.O.S. Rear wheel alignment kicking my a$$

 
Old 06-29-2019, 09:21 AM
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Thanks guys, Ill give that thread a thorough read. The -1 degree camber at all 4 corners was based on the recommendation of a few forum members based on my suspension set up, R-compound tires, and intended use. That being said, I may dial it back to -1/2 degree based on some of the reading I have since done.
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Old 06-29-2019, 10:11 AM
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Originally Posted by FLYNAVY30 View Post
Thanks guys, Ill give that thread a thorough read. The -1 degree camber at all 4 corners was based on the recommendation of a few forum members based on my suspension set up, R-compound tires, and intended use. That being said, I may dial it back to -1/2 degree based on some of the reading I have since done.
Didn't catch the R rated tires and intended use (racing???), so my comments do not apply. I am no expert as this is my first attempt at the IRS alignment. I am not liking the large variation in camber due to weight changes in the car.

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Old 06-29-2019, 12:28 PM
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Thanks Ron. This is also my first go at the IRS alignment. That being said, we don't have any local Corvette shops, and I dont particularly trust the average alignment shop to know what they're doing with this car. I also just generally prefer to learn how to do something myself as opposed to paying someone else to do it.
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Any new developments on this?
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Any new developments on this?

Unfortunately not yet.....a combo of family in town, and my own frustration caused me to take a week brake from the rear. I did start messing with the front alignment and that is coming along much better. I hope to get back on the rear this Friday. My plan is to:

1. back the rear camber off to -1/2 degree
2. adjust the ride height as the rear is still sitting about .5 inch too high
3. back it up and down the driveway a few times to allow everything to settle.
4. remeasure everything and start from scratch if needed.

Once I get everything close, I'm leaning towards trailering the car up to Zip in Mechanicsville outside Richmond to have them give it a final alignment. I did find a local shop that a few forum member have had good experience with, but I'd still prefer to bring it to a reputable Corvette specialty shop.
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i too have been following this thread closely...i have a 64 that is slightly toed out on the right rear and no more adjustment.....hoping to get it to alignment shop in next week or so...john b
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