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    front camber adjustment

    just had two front wishbones fitted today with powerflex bushes and the camber has been thrown well out how do you adjust the camber car is an audi s3 1999 apy thanks

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    forgot to mention the reason i had my wishbones replaced was that one had a big bush on the front and the other had a small bush on the front so they different

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    the three ball joint holes are slotted... you need to get it front wheel aligned as it will throw the toe out and you will scrub tyres...

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    just had it aligned not long ago all was well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sham101 View Post
    just had it aligned not long ago all was well
    Did you undo the ball joint using the 3 nuts attaching to the arm or the single nut attaching the ball joint to the hub carrier?

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    the three nuts attaching the arm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sham101 View Post
    the three nuts attaching the arm
    Then I would advise getting the alignment checked... this is where the camber adjustment is made... if you haven't put these back exactly the same the tracking and camber will be out.. S3/TT/LCR arms have slots to allow for camber adjustment...

    One thing of note though with having different sized bushes... the larger ones are voided so will move more under braking... seeing as you have one solid bush on the other side this will potentially give the effect of having a worn bush on the one side and could affect handling or feel under braking and cornering... VAG changed the design as part of an effort to loosen the handling a bit (early TT's were finding their way into ditches backwards) tbh you should have matched arms or at the very least try and poly bush the fronts so they become a little more predictable...

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    omg just got camber done and the car flys around bends thank you powerflex and tuffty for the advice

 

 

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