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Front End Alignment Specs for 1955 - 57 Chevy

Here are the specifications for front-end alignment

Original Front End  

605 Power Steering / Rack and Pinion cars

1955

 
Caster Degrees 0 1/2
Camber Degrees 1/2   1/2
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3 1/2   1/2
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 3/16"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel-Degrees 20
   Inside Wheel-Degrees 22 1/2 2

1956

 
Caster Degrees +1/2 to +1 1/2
Camber Degrees 0   1
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3 1/2 - 4 1/2
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 3/16"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel-Degrees 18 10"
   Inside Wheel-Degrees 20

1957

 
Caster Degrees +1/2 to +1 1/2
Camber Degrees 0 to  1
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3 to  4
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 1/4"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel - Degrees 18 10"
   Inside Wheel Degrees 20
 

1955

 
Caster Degrees +2 1/2 to +3 1/2
Camber Degrees: Passenger Side -1/4
                          Driver Side 0
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3 1/2   1/2
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 3/16"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel - Degrees 20
   Inside Wheel Degrees 22 1/2 2

1956

 
Caster Degrees +2 1/2 to +3 1/2
Camber Degrees: Passenger Side -1/4
                          Driver Side 0
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 4   1/2
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 3/16"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel - Degrees 18 10"
   Inside Wheel Degrees 20

1957

 
Caster Degrees +2 1/2 to +3 1/2
Camber Degrees: Passenger Side -1/4
                          Driver Side 0
Steering Axis Inclination-Degrees 3 to  4
Toe-in Inches 1/8" - 1/4"
Toe-out on Turns  
   Outside Wheel - Degrees 18 10"
   Inside Wheel Degrees 20

 

 
 
    Jim Boehly  2006