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George House
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Toe In !!

Post by George House » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:04 pm

I began prepping the T for Covered Bridges later this month when I noticed huge scrubbing wear on the LF tire. I brought this set of 5 last March at Chickasha. I immediately remembered the 1/4”-5/16” Ford recommendation but wanted to review techniques from Forum archives. There is where I read an admonition from one of the Arkansas brainiacs who stated “review your toe in when changing from hickory spokes to 21” wires”. So I did and, lo and behold, it took 6 full turns on the adjustment to achieve proper toe in. ......Think I’ll buy my advisor his first pair of shoes in appreciation...😜
One of the biggest problems with today’s youth is they’ve never known the fear of hearing leather being rapidly pulled through seven Wrangler belt loops.

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Re: Toe In !!

Post by George House » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:45 pm

I should have also said I DID change wheels from 30 X 3 1/2 to 21” wire wheels and I appreciate the reacquire correct toe in advice..
One of the biggest problems with today’s youth is they’ve never known the fear of hearing leather being rapidly pulled through seven Wrangler belt loops.


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Re: Toe In !!

Post by Alan Long » Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:49 am

You may have two issues as the Tyre wear due to excessive toe in or toe out should be reflected on both front tyres feathering
and not just one. The wear due to excessive Camber can be on one wheel only. I haven’t had any experience with wheel alignment altering between wheel styles. Alan


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Re: Toe In !!

Post by Adam » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:32 am

Scrubbing wear on only one front tire is sometimes due to the opposite wheel being bent or having “runout”. Jack up your front wheels and give them a spin to see if one wobbles.


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Re: Toe In !!

Post by art32mor » Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:53 pm

If the scuffing is only on the left front you got a bent wheel

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