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5 steering geometry

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5 steering geometry

  1. 1. STEERING GEOMETRY (OR ) WHEEL ALIGNMENT
  2. 2. ADVANTAGES OF WHEEL ALIGNMENT • Directional stability during straight ahead position. • Perfect rolling condition on steering. • Recovery after completing the turn.
  3. 3. CONTENTS • CASTER • CAMBER • KING PIN INCLINATION • TOE-IN • TOE-OUT
  4. 4. CASTER ANGLE Amount:- About 30 of castor give good results SIDE VIEW
  5. 5. CASTER SIDE VIEW
  6. 6. EFFECTS • The positive castor increases the directional stability and straight line tracking's also improved. • In negative castor the directional stability is poor and unstable. it causes wheel shimming and wear of front tyres.
  7. 7. CAMBER • DEFINITION • Camber is the tilt of the car wheels from the vertical. • Camber is positive if the tilt is outward at the top. • Camber is also called as “Wheel rake”. FRONT VIEW
  8. 8. FRONT VIEW
  9. 9. Toe-in & Toe-out TOP VIEW

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