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Old 08-07-2016, 08:48 AM   #1
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Default DIY Drive on Alignment Rack

This is my second attempt for an alignment rack. I tested it yesterday, and was able to drive up the ramp several times. The ramp will be connected to the base with a door hinge, and traction tape will be added (for precaution). I also have a smart string set, & Dream stick toe tool not pictured for setting the toe.

I have shop grade turn plates mostly to insure that the caster is accurately measured. I will update with more pictures once I do the first alignment.

I also created an interactive alignment sheet using excel, that will change colors depending on what values are entered vs allowable tolerances. Green in spec, red out of spec. It's set up so that the total values will automatically change depending on what's entered in the measured value columns. I attached the printout for a 2 wheel & a 4 wheel. I have a set of very low profile plates for the rear toe set, if I where to do a 4 wheel alignment.
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Old 08-07-2016, 09:08 AM   #2
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Old 08-07-2016, 08:37 PM   #3
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Pretty impressive Doug
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Old 08-17-2016, 10:23 AM   #5
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Old 08-17-2016, 09:11 PM   #6
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That's pretty cool!
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Old 03-26-2017, 03:40 PM   #7
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Just finished the Alignment today. Here a a few pictures with how I did it. I also attached the sheet to show how the car came out. The car drives great!

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Its photobucket. No longer will they host pics on third party sites
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Old 08-02-2017, 10:04 PM   #10
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