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69 charger front end specs #2343366
07/25/17 10:27 PM
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Rebuilt front end in customers 69 charger,tublar control arms,everything new in front end.Looking for some good allinment spects for good handling.thanks in advance.

Re: 69 charger front end specs [Re: GarageDodge] #2343404
07/25/17 11:02 PM
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My 70 has essentially the same suspension and steering.
I had mine set to 4.5 degrees of Caster, .75 degrees on NEGative Camber and 1/8" toe IN. Power steering. Manual steering may be better off with slightly less caster.

Re: 69 charger front end specs [Re: GarageDodge] #2343455
07/26/17 12:15 AM
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My pref would be as much positive caster as can be mustered.1/16-1/8 toe in/zero camber. first set the ride height to where he likes the look of the front wheels in the wheelwells. are you aligning it yourself with gauges or doing it on a regular rack? if yourself: half tank of gas/tires aired up/his weight in barbells on the dr seat. if at a shop, some alignment machines automatically compensate for drivers weight, no help there, if a shop is doing it with your supplied specs ask them about that. for a premium job I would set the cams for max caster then turn the rear one(s) till you get zero camber & straight ahead toe in & FIRST set the ride height then drive in some miles to let everything settle then recheck but this might be too much unless he was my brother in law (you know what I mean). I forget if toe or camber is adjusted first.


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Re: 69 charger front end specs [Re: Kern Dog] #2343899
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Originally Posted By Frankenduster
My 70 has essentially the same suspension and steering.
I had mine set to 4.5 degrees of Caster, .75 degrees on NEGative Camber and 1/8" toe IN. Power steering. Manual steering may be better off with slightly less caster.


That is about what I run and works well. With poly bushings, I needed adjustable strut rods to get everything snug and bring in good alignment numbers.







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