Jump to content


Show
Photo

Wheelbase Setback

wheelbase

  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 rayleask

rayleask

    Newbie

  • New Member
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
  • Name: ray
  • Ford Model: Fusion 2 Automatic
  • Year: 2004
  • Location: Essex

Posted 26 August 2013 - 08:47 PM

Hi.  I have just brought a Fusion 2004 Automatic.  Despite all efforts over the last 10 days I cant find anything wrong with it.  It drives fine, it goes in a straight line even when braking hard with my hands off the wheel.  I can find no evidence of accident repairs.

 

A brother-in-law then suggested measuring the wheelbase both sides.  We found that there was a 5mm difference.  Checking my old Fiesta that also had a 5mm diiference.  Having had that from new I know that it has never been involved in an accident.  Another later Fiestas I checked had identical measurements.  Apparently this difference is called "setback".

 

Does anyone have any knowledge of this setback thing?  Even better has anyone actually measured their Fusion wheelbase and seen any difference?

 

Thanks, Ray

 

 

 

 



Have something to contribute?

Sign in or register to start a topic...

Sign up to FOC Premium Membership To Remove These Ads

Not what you're looking for?

Register now, we have a huge community of enthusiasts to answer any questions you might have



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users