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Re: Front wheel alignment

My RN saloon has a Girling front axle with Girling rad rods.I did not want to lower the ball joint as this puts more torsion on the front crossmember and puts a larger eccentric load on the weedy centre strut. I bolted the front axle/spring assembly to the chassis with a similar amount of castor angle as my chummy and after cutting the Girling rad arm (just aft of the drop stamping carrying the spigot) vertically from the underside but stopping the cut just at the corner with the top flange I bent the arm up until it was aligned with the ball on the crossmember. This left a triangular gap of about 8 to 10mm at the base.I welded in a triangular piece of similar gauge mild steel as the rad arm.Car steers very nicely. I did this mod 14 years ago and have done x thousand miles in it since.

Location: Sheffield