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Tires/Alignment
#1

Is anyone else experiencing their Venice eating the front tires? and if so can any alignment shop straighten it?
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#2

If it is still under warrantee I'd suggest seeing if your dealer will align it, apparently the factory failed to.

I have 5500 miles on my Venice Blackjack and have about 1/2 tread left and wear is even.
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#3

Thanks Vector, i will check in to that.
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#4

(09-23-2020, 03:23 PM)TXrider Wrote:  Is anyone else experiencing their Venice eating the front tires? and if so can any alignment shop straighten it?
Generally, I don't like FB, but there is a video there by Paul Riccio in Vanderhall Parts & Accessories group showing very simple alignment procedure for front wheels. HTH.
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#5

Link?
Will it play if I do not have a FB account?
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#6

(09-25-2020, 01:43 AM)Vector-BFC Wrote:  Link?
Will it play if I do not have a FB account?
Try:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/11683329...6034096049
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#7

Thanks but link does not work without a FB account.
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#8

(09-25-2020, 03:06 PM)Vector-BFC Wrote:  Thanks but link does not work without a FB account.
The procedure is roughly:
-attach straight bar (5 or 6 feet?) to outside of each front wheel with same extension front and back
-center steering wheel
-measure distance between bars in front and behind wheels
-use adjustment rod (engine side of wheels) to make measurement between bars equal in front and behind (wheels are tracking straight, no toe-in or toe-out)
-tighten adjustment rod
Of course, bars must be straight, parallel to ground, attached to same position on each wheel, measure perpendicular to bar, ...
HTH!  Smile
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#9

According to my dealer in NJ
The Camber is fixed and the toe spec. is 0 degrees +/- 0.5
no caster info

http://speed.academy/diy-wheel-alignment...plained/2/

this site is quick way to check to see if its off .
Im almost sure the dealer use something very similar, since they don't have a car alignment set up.
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#10

An old motorcycle trick is to use 8ft fluorescent bulbs to check for front/rear wheel alignment.  Don't see why you couldn't do something similar here-
Put a bulb parallel to each tire (touching rim or sidewall?) and centered, then measure the distance at the 'front' of the tube and the 'back' of the tube.  If parallel, the distances should be the same.  
I have no idea if that would work in practice.  I'm just making sh*t up as I go.... Rolleyes
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