Now that we have a trammel bar we can actually do the alignment. First you need to set the camber. For the SuperStalker that is very simple, if you are reading this for a different type of car, especially strut based suspensions, it may not be possible.Start with the trammel at the back of the wheel. Fold the left pointer down and slide the trammel beneath the car.
Lift the pointer and align it with a feature on the tire that is easy to repeat. In my case the tires are very new and have a tiny bit of molding flash running around the center-line of the tire.
Now move to the right tire and align the pointer with the same feature on the right tire. In this case I align the “1” mark on the ruler with the same mold flash. Now fold the left pointer back down and slide the trammel from beneath the car, be careful not to disturb the right pointer.
place the trammel in front of the tire and align the fixed pointer with the chosen feature on the front of the right tire. Now look at the right pointer (in front of the left tire now) and measure where the chosen feature is. In this case I measured 0.5 inches of toe OUT. So much for “eyeball” alignment.
Now adjust the toe by tightening or loosening the ties rods. Keep rechecking the toe as often as you need in order to set the desired toe. When I was finally done I had 1/8″ of toe IN:
Once the toe is adjusted make sure every thing is tight and go for a test drive. If the steering wheel is not centered you have the choice of realigning, and moving each tie rod in the opposite direction, or just pulling the steering shaft and moving the shaft a few spline teeth.