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Old 09-16-2019, 05:13 PM   #1
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Ford F53 Alignment

Hi All.
Want to know what you think about this alignment.
Because with the new settings the RV is all over the road it was way better with the old settings.
Any suggestions???
Ford F53 2008-16
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Old 09-16-2019, 05:52 PM   #2
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Here are my measurements.
The only thing they did to the caster was adjusting it till the steering wheel was centered.
We also weighed the coach at each wheel, then adjusted the air pressure according to the tire manufacturer. 85 in the front and 83 in the rear.
The coach drives straight and no wondering. We can drive with one hand all day long. Click image for larger version

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Old 09-16-2019, 07:27 PM   #3
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I don't see that anything was changed. You need some more toe in. Have it set for 3/16-1/4" toe in.
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Old 09-16-2019, 07:45 PM   #4
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Hi All.
Want to know what you think about this alignment.
Because with the new settings the RV is all over the road it was way better with the old settings.
Any suggestions???
Ford F53 2008-16
George town 338

Thanks for all the good help in this forum.
The grayed out readings mean the operator turned off the color print so the red did not show! Readings show only front toe in was adjusted or the wheels were bumped straighter, total toe stayed the same, the original reading of .05 inch total toe is not out very much & would not change much. Rear toe in is off at positve .11 & negative .10 with thrust angle at .21 degree even though it is printed in green & should have been addressed first if there is an adjustment, otherwise the linkage atachments may need "adjusting". This assumes the vehicle was set up correctly with the targets & the suspension was settled & there were no uneven weights.
I toured the Georgetown factory & they do what they call an alignment but there is no load in the RV nor have the suspension bushings had drive time to settle in.
IMHP....opinions may vary!
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