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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old May 14th, 01, 03:50 AM Thread Starter
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I replaced all my control arm bushings, front springs, shocks, front brakes and springs, front brake lines, upgraded stabalizer bar, and ball joints over the winter. I had to make some new upper control arm shims and reshim it by eye and feel on the road, and also with the alignment. Problem is, I am in Germany and the shop on post only has the program for a '70 Camaro and mine is '68. Can They use that program for my car? If not, does anyone know how I can get a copy of the program as they won't get one just for one car in our community? I will be retiring over here and will run into this problem again I'm sure, so would love to have my own copy.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old May 14th, 01, 05:21 AM
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I'm sorry I don't have the answer for you, but I am sure someone here will be able to help. Good luck!
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old May 14th, 01, 03:42 PM
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Do you just need the specs, or a special computer program for an alignment machine?


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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old May 14th, 01, 07:27 PM
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I had my '67 aligned at Leighton barracks in Wuerzburg in '94. Maybe try calling around to some other posts if they say they cannot do it where you are at. They had no problem when I was there.

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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old May 14th, 01, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the replys. Wurzbug is about an hour from here. So I'll give 'em a call. Also the specs would be a good start although having a copy of the program would be ideal.

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old May 15th, 01, 04:53 AM
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A program isn't necessarily the answer. It depends on the brand of the alignment machine the shop has. Could be Hunter, Beisbarth,etc.....
What you need are specs for your car. The technician should be able to manually input those in to the machine they are using to align your vehicle properly. Be sure to ask for a thrust alignment. That way, they will adjust camber, caster, and toe.

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old May 17th, 01, 11:16 AM
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What about using program for a 70 Nova? Subframes are same for the 68-72 series Nova(maybe even 73 and 74?)

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