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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 02-19-2008, 02:17 AM Thread Starter
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calculating caster

There is a post by Michael Stora on the roadster forum on the thread titled longacre caster camber tool from 2/17 that gives a way to calculate caster from easily measured camber and steering angle.
This was very useful to me for getting the initial caster angle setup.

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Tom, I'm glad it helped. Here's the link: Longacre caster/camber tool?


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Thanks for the post Michael. I spent probably a couple of days trying to make mecanical measurements of caster from a reference point to the spindle pivot points. Then I tried to derive some equations using camber with no success. Using your method I started with about -2.5Deg of caster on the right front and about -.5 deg on the left from my early attempts. I now have -2.8 and -2.7.
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