4-32. WHEEL ALIGNMENT.
This Task Covers: Aiinement
l Dolly set parked on level surface with wheels
General mechanics tool kit
l Common no. 1 shop set
Front wheels of dolly set are properly alined when dlstance between
corresponding points on inside front tire walls is 1/4 in. (6.35 mm) more in rear
than in front.
Visually ensure that drawbar (2) is straight ahead in centered Position,
Tie-rod length is adjusted by turning tie-rod.
Make sure jamnuts are sufficiently ioosened as tie-rod is turned.
Measure the distance between the fattest points on the inner tire sidewalls on front and rear of front tires.
Turn one tie-rod (1) to lengthen or shorten length of tie-rod until measurements(D) are the same for front and
rear of front axle.
Turn both tie-rods (1) equally until distance measured between both front tires at points 3 and 4 is 1/4 in. (6.35
mm) more at rear than in front.
While holding tie-rods (1) to prevent turning, tighten four jamnuts.
D + 114 in.
Adjust steering stops (M832 SN J089-001 thru
159 and J017-180 thru 350 only) (para 4-71).