I am in the market for an Evora and came across a rebuild. They sent me the pic of the alignment and it worries me. Does this alignment look okay or could it mean the chassis is bent/twisted?
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Toe is adjustable. Only alignment spec that may give a clue to chassis is the rear trust angle. LOTUS does not state chassis dimensions to confirm straightness other than vertical twist of the main tub, but to measure this car must be on very level floor with very correct tire pressure as they reference vertical measurements to underside of rails with 4th point having a tolerance of 3mm out of plane, nothing on squareness of the front & rear subframes which are the most probable regions of distortion is in a crash. Follow advise above, seek a professional.
No matter what the results, I wouldn't use an alignment sheet to determine the condition of the chassis, sub-frames, or suspension pickup points--it's just not enough to validate or dismiss a bent chassis.
- The front camber is pretty far out of whack but that's why it's adjustable.
- Front toe is in the range.
- At 5.5° front caster is in the normal range is 5.4 to 5.9°... btw, this is the only spec that is not adjustable.
- Rear camber is in-spec.
- Rear toe is a bit open.
If you're worried about it, a qualified Pre-Purchase Inspection would probably help. Good luck!