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I'll be taking my FFR to get an alignment soon and need some advice on alignment specs.. The car will be 99% daily driver with an occasional autocross session.

Is the alignment pretty straightforward to set or is there anything I need to tell the shop when they work on it to make life easier for them?

Setup is:
1996 front spindles
1998 8.8 solid axle rear
245/45/17 tires up front
275/40/17 tires out back
power steering
stock Mustang rack

Also need advice for tire psi for street driving.

thanks
Chris
 

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23 front 25 rear. I know it sounds low but the car is very light. As for the alignment 1 degree of camber and about 5 degrees of caster because you have power steering. If not I would go 3 degrees. Cheers Richard.
 

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its a light car, so lower than normal PSI will likely be necessary. the exact figure depends on the type of tire (how stiff the sidewall is mostly). my car is very sensitive to changes in tire pressure.

with various types of tires, ive used anything from 20F, 23R to 27F, 28R.

alignment, nothing unusual, a little toe-in, a little camber, as much caster as you can get if you have PS.

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1/16" toe?

I do not have the new adjustable a-arms that come with the MKII kit. Does this make a difference to the shop?

Tires are Bridgestone Potenza RE730

[ August 19, 2002, 11:51 AM: Message edited by: GATOR427SC ]
 

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1/16 toe is fine and the old control arms are fine also. Sorry I forgot the toe setting earlier. Cheers Richard. Play around with the tire pressure. It amazed me how low I could with Autocross tires.
 
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