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Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 1:17 pm 
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hey how r u all.

Just a quick question is there a way to stop my wheel alignment going out on my ef. I know that the 18's won't help. But it seems to go out cause of stupid things, like pulling into a drive way, cause im so low i have to go on the angle and cause one wheel goes up first it pulls it out.

Is there a way to strengthen it or something.

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Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 2:14 pm 
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it sounds as tho you may have a problem with your front end there mate....

It really shouldn't be going out of alignment if you are just driving slowly up low impact kerbs, even on the angle......

I've been doing that for years and never had a problem with my alignment going out.

Couple of ?'s tho, is it going out to the point that you notice it whilst driving, or are you just noticing a feathering and wearing of the tyres?? If it's just the second, do you have a Camber Castor Kit?

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 2:27 pm 
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Got a decent camber kit in there?

 

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 Post subject: Re: wheel alignment always going out
Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:41 pm 
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turbofairmont wrote:
hey how r u all.

Just a quick question is there a way to stop my wheel alignment going out on my ef. I know that the 18's won't help. But it seems to go out cause of stupid things, like pulling into a drive way, cause im so low i have to go on the angle and cause one wheel goes up first it pulls it out.

Is there a way to strengthen it or something.

cheers
turbofairmont
post up last wheel print out,upper and lower bushes are worn,rack ends-tie rods-ball joints,etc,all have wear and if lowered,as stated castor camber kit will fix some of it,get it checked and fix it,unless you want to change tyres every 10ks with massive wear.

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 4:51 pm 
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its the rack ends that are doing it i have the same problem jack your car up and wobble the wheel if it feels loose its your rack ends

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 5:53 pm 
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thast exactly wats happeneing with my car also when im at a stand still and move my steering wheel it makes a cracking sound
and when im on roads with bumps exetra my car follows the grove of the road when my girlfriend drives my car shes has to hold on with her life
so do people recon its the steering rack?

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 7:07 pm 
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get them checked by a good mechanic or wheel place,can tell you what parts are shot.

 

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Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:05 pm 
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Get it checked by Suspension people...
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Posted: Sat May 24, 2008 2:30 pm 
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Hey everyone. Just thought id let you know that i found and have fixed my problem.
Some of you mentioned that this was the reason.

I went to a suspension place here in adelaide called SA Suspension centre. They went over my car and said that i needed and adjustable camber/castor kit and also when my brother put my lowered shockers in, he put the lower shocker bolt facing the wrong way. So when i went to do a u-turn the shocker bolts would hit my tie-rod ends and f**k up my wheel alignment.

After getting that all done now it drives like a dream, but the only thing i have to do now is roll the front gaurds cause when i go up drive ways the tyre hits the gaurd.

thak you all for your help.

TURBOFAIRMONT

 

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