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Old 10-27-2010, 04:13 PM
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Default Alignment How To

Does anyone know how to align the front end on a 1986 AC MKIV? Are there adjustable Heim Joints? The back is easy to adjust with 2 nuts, but couldn't find any adjustments in the front.

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Old 10-27-2010, 06:19 PM
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Upper control arms on all MK IVs from chassis AK 017 have heims on the inner end that allows caster and camber to be set. When we got AK 013 (the car Ford had for testing) it had the MK III type arms that are not adjustable. These we changed out when it was sold at the customers insistance.

The heims must have the pivot bolt removed and be threaded in/out as they thread into the arm with a lock nut, not a double thread system like a formula car uses.
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Old 10-28-2010, 10:48 AM
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