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Interesting Article

Interesting article detailing the conversion from an external regulator alternator to a "SI" internal regulator alternator -Authored by Wes Vann from Team Chevelle  

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Replacement Filter

Replacement filter for the 55-56 4bbl air cleaners - K&N # E650 dimensions are 5" high, 9" OD and 7 1/2 ID.


Front End Alignment Specs: Original /Disc Brake Cars


Here are the specifications for front-end alignment

 

Original Front End  

605 Power Steering / Rack and Pinion cars

 

 

1955

 
Caster Degrees 0° ± 1/2°
Camber Degrees 1/2° ±  1/2°
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3 1/2° ±  1/2°
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 3/16"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel-Degrees 20°
   Inside Wheel-Degrees 22 1/2° ± 2°

 

 

1956

 
Caster Degrees +1/2° to +1 1/2°
Camber Degrees 0° ±  1°
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3 1/2° - 4 1/2°
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 3/16"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel-Degrees 18° 10"
   Inside Wheel-Degrees 20°

 

 

1957

 
Caster Degrees +1/2° to +1 1/2°
Camber Degrees 0° to  1°
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3° to  4°
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 1/4"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel - Degrees 18° 10"
   Inside Wheel Degrees 20°
 

 

 

1955

 

 
Caster Degrees +2 1/2° to +3 1/2°
Camber Degrees: Passenger Side -1/4°
                          Driver Side 0
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3 1/2° ±  1/2°
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 3/16"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel - Degrees 20°
   Inside Wheel Degrees 22 1/2° ± 2°

 

 

1956

 
Caster Degrees +2 1/2° to +3 1/2°
Camber Degrees: Passenger Side -1/4°
                          Driver Side 0
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 4° ±  1/2°
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 3/16"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel - Degrees 18° 10"
   Inside Wheel Degrees 20°

 

 

1957

 
Caster Degrees +2 1/2° to +3 1/2°
Camber Degrees: Passenger Side -1/4°
                          Driver Side 0
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3° to  4°
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 1/4"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel - Degrees 18° 10"
   Inside Wheel Degrees 20°

 

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