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27-03-2005, 06:55 PM
I fitted my new front beam yesterday, its taken my wheel base from being 3inches out to 1.5 inches out...any ideas??

the new beam hasnt come with any grease nipples and the ones from the old beam dont fit, anybody now where i can get these from? and how much grese do i actually have to put in the beam? is there an easy way to do it?


27-03-2005, 07:14 PM
is it a lowered one? what do you mean by wheelbase?

27-03-2005, 07:18 PM
its a lowered beam (sway ways), i measured the wheelbase from the centre of the front hb to the centre of the back the one side was 8ft dead the other was 1.5 inches larger after fitting the new beam, it was 3 inches befor.

27-03-2005, 07:27 PM
got caster shims fitted? it will be different if you arn't straight on.

send for a full wheel alinment when your done, should highlight any problems...

28-03-2005, 08:03 AM
the grease nipples won't fit 'till you run a tap through the holes. theyre a tiny bit smaller than they need to be

28-03-2005, 09:12 AM
yeah cster shims are fitted.

run a tap??

31-03-2005, 12:40 PM
is a tap one of those corkscrew type things from metal work used to cut an internal thread, cuz if it is i may blagone from school. :D
after easter anyway.