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Wheels are not aligned

On my 66 Mustang, the front wheels are not aligned. The passenger side wheel is turned slightly to the outside causing it to make noise. This is also causing the car to be pulled to the right. Any suggestions on how to correct this?

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Get an alignment from an alignment shop in cali there around 70$

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