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He says he disconnected the control arm and isolated the spring plate/radius arm. When he applied floor jack force to the one side, it moved a greater amount for the same force.

He has done a good job of narrowing down the suspect parts/problem area. Perhaps the splines on the inside of the torsion tube are rusty and failing?

Alan, have you pullrd the torsion bar?

Perhaps there was some binding in the suspension when the corner balance was done. Sagging bushings could cause metal rubbing. Putting the car on a lift could extend the suspension beyond the normal range of motion, resulting in parts coming together that normally do not touch. When the car settles out after a drive, this stiction could be overcome and the suspension could then slip back to its normal equilibrium.

I am no expert, though.
1971 chassis, 2.7RS spec MFI engine, suspension mods, lightened

Suspension by Rebel Racing, Serviced by TLG Auto, Brakes by PMB Performance
Old 12-13-2009, 01:21 AM
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