The original concept drawing (from almost a year ago!)
I decided not to use the R180 straight bar. Terry Oxandale used his, but it just
seemed too close to the diff cover. Plus, it's thinner metal than the R200 unit.
The turnbuckle is made from a special piece of doubly threaded tubing purchased from
Coleman racing parts and a pair of 5/8" heim joints purchased from Summit.|
I spot welded the piece of 1/4" metal while the uprights were still bolted to the car. This meant disconnecting the ECU and battery, wh ich means redoing the idle learn, but it was worth it to make sure it had a good chance of bolting back in place.
It is still not done yet.
I decided to try and adjust things to some kind of approximate correctness. But I still have over a degree of Toe In with the crossbar shortened all the way. There are about 3 more threads of adjustment, but the arches on the crossbar hit the arches on the uprights. Plus it is out of square - the wheels are turning left by about 1 degree.
SO>, I have to take the thing off and try to grind away. not much room to grind the arches on the uprights since the ovalled holes are really close to the edges already.