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Old 09-24-2010, 09:15 PM   #1
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Has anyone used the new toe-in gage that Snyders sells?
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Old 09-25-2010, 01:46 AM   #2
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Jim,

If you live near Quincy in No. Calif, I would be glad to loan you my original toe-in gage. The same offer goes to anyone else.

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Old 09-25-2010, 05:52 AM   #3
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Thanks for the offer, Ron, but I also have toe in gage. Jim
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:12 AM   #4
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Guys, try this simple home made tool. It is constructed from 2 lengths of aluminium channel that slide into each other (old shower screen frame). You simply rest it on 2 pieces of wood 6" high, mark the tyres on the inside where they touch. Draw a line on the channel where they channels meet. Roll the car forward until you meet the mark on the tyre (now at the rear). Set up the channels again and then check the line drawn on the channel - the gap at rear should be 1/16" wider than the front
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Old 09-26-2010, 01:45 PM   #5
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Guys, try this simple home made tool. It is constructed from 2 lengths of aluminium channel that slide into each other (old shower screen frame). You simply rest it on 2 pieces of wood 6" high, mark the tyres on the inside where they touch. Draw a line on the channel where they channels meet. Roll the car forward until you meet the mark on the tyre (now at the rear). Set up the channels again and then check the line drawn on the channel - the gap at rear should be 1/16" wider than the front
That's a neat tool, but I think I would raise that channel so it was closer to the midpoint height of the tires. It seems to me that would give a more accurate reading of the toe-in.
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Old 09-26-2010, 05:09 PM   #6
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Ford toe in specs are for 6" from the ground.
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:41 PM   #7
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I have a set up simular and it works.

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