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Old May 29th, 2008, 10:02 AM   #1
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Default Garage alignment.

Replaced tie rod ends last night, and I noticed I have some toe-out going on. Do I want out, in, parallel?
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Old May 29th, 2008, 10:03 AM   #2
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You want 1/8 - 1/16 toe-in.
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I'd go 1/8 to 1/4, with those particular tires. I set mine at 3/16th.
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Both sides of the garage should be parallel and the ends should be perpendicular to the sides.
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I'd go 1/8 to 1/4, with those particular tires. I set mine at 3/16th.
Yep, I do all of my vehicles this way, unless caster and camber are out.

Some do recommend toe out for fwd, but I do not agree.
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Set it to 3/16ths. Much better then the 1 7/8ths out I had
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Both sides of the garage should be parallel and the ends should be perpendicular to the sides.
The ceiling and the floor should be parallel too.
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Yep, I do all of my vehicles this way, unless caster and camber are out.

Some do recommend toe out for fwd, but I do not agree.
It all depends on what you are trying to get out of it.

One thing people fail to realize sometimes is that since toe is usually measured at some point on the tire in distance, that you need more toe on bigger tires to keep the same relative amount in degrees.

For any car, it depends on what you are trying to achieve. Any of my performance cars, I set to some toe out, usually 1/16 to 1/8, vastly improves turn-in.
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