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wfins Verified Driver
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The pinch weld referenced in the set up guide on my spec appears to have been hit/pushed up and straighten. Is there another point that can be used such as lower a-arm pivot,etc and if so what is it and what is the relative measurement?

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I'd probably use a piece of tape or string to give you a reference line. Tape it cross to parts of the pinch weld that haven't caved in yet.

In theory, any baseline should work fine, as long as you are consistent.

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Eyeball it! That's what I do.

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The revered Mr. Payson, whom only a select few in the North East has beaten, uses only the fingers on his hand vs. the top of the tire and the bottom of the fender. His only setup variable, so he says. Truth be told, his fenders are straighter than most, and his advice is subject to some interpretation. But... he is a valued mentor to many. [Smile] I've done OK doing what he does or says he did. [Smile]

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