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A arm
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My tire is wearing on the inside. So which way would make the wheel lean up to center

Two ways to look at it. Which way to put that bump on shaft.

Or which which holes to use. Thin . wide.

The way shaft is now ..to me looks like that would move tire more center. It's pushing top if tire over center. Which would make tire run off the inside.

It is confusing.

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Posted on: 7/26 13:27:43
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Re: A arm
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The way you have it pictured: The CL of the shaft is further to the right than the CL of the holes. That will make the tire lean out at the top and reduce wear on the inside. Of course, the normal eccentric adjustment for camber might also bring it into line.

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Thanks Ross.

Can't believe how smooth up shift is. It's running like a Packard..

Quiet.....

Posted on: 7/26 15:30:34
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Re: A arm
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Ok.. To me that arm should be tighten down on the rebound rubber .

Pulling that arm down. To get it back together. Pulls the from end down.

The rear rides up going down the road. And at stops.

you want the front end loaded. So the front doesn't go down.

I tighten the bushings at level. And that's where the A arm is.

This is the pass. Side and easier to deal with.

I'm gonna loosen the bushings and tighten them in the air.

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Posted on: 8/10 16:28:33
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Re: A arm
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Well.

This doesn't help.

The right side was torqued at level. The left side held it.

With that split nut.

I was going to change it. The socket was slipping off.

Was a b. To tighten. But it was not.

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Posted on: 8/11 13:11:18
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Riki, coincidentally the TL video LTRD linked yesterday http://packardinfo.com/xoops/html/mod ... id=225564#forumpost225564 is a presentation by one of the engineers on the original design team. He discusses the A arm rubber bushings, construction, installation and operation starting about one and a half hours in. Start around 1: 25 so you don't miss any of it but I found it interesting.

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Thanks h.

I watched it. Most of it. Yes he talks about car level.

But still nothing on torque. For rear axle.

Mine I could still tighten at 120 ft lbs.

So I tighten them up till they were tight.but I could of went more. But didn't want to snap the U bolt.

Haven't drove the car yet to see if that helped .

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What torque specs are you looking for? The 55-6 SM in the Mechanical specs and Adjustment section, suspension heading, has a fairly good rundown of the various components for the suspension parts including the TL system. It has the bushing nuts and rear axle U bolt numbers. An asterisk after the spec number indicates it is not a standard value. As I recall there is also a steel sleeve used in conjunction with the rear axle U bolt bushings so the rubber is not compressed too tightly.

His explanation and reasoning around the suggestion of using the 55 axle U bolt bushings on both years in correlation with the issues O_D mentioned a couple of years ago about his experience with the short life before worn out rear 56 bushings is interesting.

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The torque specs. For rear axle. Only give general torque. Like you said.

Right now I'm over 125lbs. Rubber is still good.

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If you mean the U bolt nuts then the spec is 110-125.

Posted on: 8/15 7:10:20
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