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alignment specs

I have a 1970 911E, can you give me the correct toe settings for this car?

Strut rubber bumpers

When setting ride height to euro spec., should I use all 4 rounds of rubber bumpers in the top of the strut?

steering shaft & tube

I need to remove the steering shaft nearest to the steering wheel and the steering tube.  I need to replace the bearing in the steering tube and there is no way to do that in situ.  I had to grind away the theft breakoff bolts and most of the shaft of one long one is still in there (not the hear though).

I need to know what all I have to do to take out the tube or the shaft too if I need to do that also.  Do I need to remove the rest of that theft bolt?  If so, can I access it from the trunk or only from below?

trailing arms

73.5 911t (9113112057) ....this car came to me 4yrs ago. Put it on the rotisserie for 3yrs and drove it this summer to shake it down. The right rear trailing arm will not align correctly and thus dog tracks, but is driveable at moderate speeds. The car has alum trailing arms. My alignment guys thinks the arm is bent. Should I take to frame shop to check all systems before replacing and if I replace should I replace with steel arms as my car is very orginal?

Wedge Pin Lock Nut

I am wondering if I have the right lock nuts on the wedge pins that hold the front struts to the ball joints.  I replaced the wedge pins several years ago, and would have used whatever was recommended at the time - if I'd known what was really right to use.  I was under the car for another project the last few days and was checking torque values, rubber pieces, etc., when I noteced that the lock nut in questions seems different from what Stoddard shows as the stock part.  In the photo I took, you can see that there does appear to be a metal insert inside the nut.

handling

Model: 911E, Year:1971, Mileage:150000, Type of use:Street use only
i have just put a 993 engine and a 915 transmission in my 911E. i know i added a lot of weight back there and now i am wondering about the suspension and what did to it to the handling and how to make better. any suggestions would be helpful.

lowering

Model: 911S, Year:1976, Mileage:108m, Type of use:Street use only
know the how to, what to do before and after. I live in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains where the county roads are paved, 9' wide, banked and unbanked curves, and plenty of blind turns.Simple question. Does lowering the suspension really improve the handling?

wheel bearing torque

Model: 911S, Year:1973, Mileage:31,000, Type of use:Street use only

Bushing squeaks

Model: 911, Year:1985, Mileage:72000, Type of use:Street use only
Whenever I push down on the front end or go over the slightest bump there is generalized squeaking in the suspension. Is ths the same as the torsion bar answer from a previous post or are there other bushings that can cause the squeaking? Is there a fix short of replacing bushings? The car is a cabriolet.

Which Bushings

Model: 911T, Year:1971, Mileage:94000, Type of use:Street use only

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