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Re: Measuring Wheel Base ??
Yep, a stocker is 79" by the book.
The biggest problem with measureing at the wheels or tires Crow, is if the tires arent absolutly straight
you will get false readings. There is quite a bit of swing on the front wheels and it gets worse with
wider rims. You could measure both and average, but it seems like a lot of hassle.
I seem to recall you are SPUA, so if you can't gat a straight shot with the tape axle to axle, use
a plumb bob off the same edge of the axles, (leading or following) and mark the ground. Then
measure your marks.
If you do both sides and compare, you can get a rough idea if you have any axle alignment probs too.
It won't tell you which axle is out, just that one is. (I'm always amazed how many vehicles I see
rolling down the road kind of sideways...)