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Old 07-09-2016, 10:52 AM   #21
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Ok, a little more information on the method I used to correct toe-in. If your MB is on the ground and your engine is off, you will have sufficient resistance to "pivot" the toe-in issue, WITHOUT transferring a vector force through the steering rack and out to the other side. So, for my discussion purpose in this thread, it will not effect the other wheel in my explained procedure. See what sleeping at a Hol Inn Express can do!
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Old 07-09-2016, 01:43 PM   #22
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Ok, a little more information on the method I used to correct toe-in. If your MB is on the ground and your engine is off, you will have sufficient resistance to "pivot" the toe-in issue, WITHOUT transferring a vector force through the steering rack and out to the other side. So, for my discussion purpose in this thread, it will not effect the other wheel in my explained procedure. See what sleeping at a Hol Inn Express can do!
This could not be more wrong! If you make a toe adjustment it affects total toe which will affect both tires.
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This could not be more wrong! If you make a toe adjustment it affects total toe which will affect both tires.
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Gee guys, you left out in your opinion! Funny thing though, it worked.
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Old 07-09-2016, 08:29 PM   #25
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Gee guys, you left out in your opinion! Funny thing though, it worked.
It is not an opinion it is fact! Toe will not cause a wear on one frt tire it will cause wear on both.

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it is not an opinion it is fact! Toe will not cause a wear on one frt tire it will cause wear on both...
That's a fact, Jack!!!
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It is not an opinion it is fact! Toe will not cause a wear on one frt tire it will cause wear on both.

40yrs experience as an auto tech. Mercedes Benz master tech. Shop Foreman Mercedes Benz dealer.
But, I slept at a Holiday Inn Express the night before the alignment!.

Hey, glad to have you aboard. Can you add your expierence in a new thread on why the bluetec system on the MB sprinters are causing an inordinate amount of NOX sensor failures, and what if there is anything we can do about known or unknown customer coutesy extended warranties. That would be most appreciated.
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I am getting wear on the outside with slight cupping has just begin on the R/Front tire only and I can feel it in the steering wheel ever so slightly. Looks like I also need an alignment now @ 20,000 miles.
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