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possible bent steering arm (funny)

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by cavsfj40, Oct 29, 2003.

  1. cavsfj40

    cavsfj40

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    Yesterday on my way to work this dude cut me off coming from the left lane across the front of the cruiser and into a gas station. I had to swerve to avoind contact and ended up hitting a 4" high curb at about 35 mph. Thank god i was in the cruiser. Anyway, i came to rest in the very same gas station lot with mario andretti (previously mentioned) and he comes over and starts with the whole "what the f(*& is wrong with you like i did it or something and he takes a cut at me and i respond by punching him in the face. Ok no sweat there but i then check out my front end and i see that it is badly out of line now. Like 2" of toe out. I go to work and then i proceed to align the vehicle at home after work. Seems that the 2" of toe out came from no where because nothing looks bent and i had the wheel off and pulled the hub. My guess is that the steering arm gave a little but it looks the same. Any ideas where to look for this misalignment. The cruiser is line up a-ok now but i have no more adjustment left in the tie rod ends
     
  2. chuglife

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    glad to hear you gave him a shot in the face, a lot of guys wouldn't do that. hats off to you bud, you're my kind of guy lol :cheers:
     
  3. hammerhead

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    What was he driving? Aren't you supposed to park on his hood and piss on his windshield? :D
    You can check your arms by holding a straight edge on the WMS and measuring to the TRE.
     
  4. lowtideride

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    yeah man hunt him down and drive over his car....
     
  5. burnt03

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    [quote author=cavsfj40 link=board=1;threadid=6918;start=msg56852#msg56852 date=1067489375]
    "what the f(*& is wrong with you like i did it or something and he takes a cut at me and i respond by punching him in the face. [/quote]

    LOL!
    You are the ultimate! :D
     
  6. Jman

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    You . . . are my hero. Haven't had to deal with anyone that was such an a******, so I haven't punched anyone in years. Hope it felt great.