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Old 02-21-2008, 08:21 AM   #1
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Wheel Alignment...

Anyone have any tips on how to do one?
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:23 AM   #2
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as in rear wheel, to keep the chain straight?
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...to align the rear wheel with the front so they're running true on the same plane.
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:41 AM   #4
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...to align the rear wheel with the front so they're running true on the same plane.
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Use a string or measuring tape, run from the swing arm pivot point to the center of the rear axle. Equal distance on both sides equals rear tire aligned square with the frame.
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:57 AM   #5
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+1 as long as your swingarm is straight!
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Old 02-21-2008, 09:16 AM   #6
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Good post ed.

Stringline works well if your swingarm marks are off / inaccurate.
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That was a very good link
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