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4 Wheel alignment done and......

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3dave, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Alex C
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    [Oct 26, 2010]
    the guy who sorted it, was this a different garage?
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    [Oct 26, 2010]
    Yes he is a freelance guy who hires a ramp at national tyres
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    Christ Dave, what the hell has gone on here! These guys had superb write ups after my first experience with them. Always took my Clio there!

    I guess at least they are sorting the bolt for you, but the wheels are just a nightmare. Not sure what to say in all honesty mate.
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    Edit, just read you've sorted it which is a relief.

    Perhaps get a letter out to trading standards to vent some anger? Not sure how far you'll get, but worth it for ten minutes write.
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    Erm...im just happy its sorted now to be honest...
    I just know where not to go......to be fair if the apprentices were more supervised this could have been avoided, but it looks to me like they have no respect for peoples cars, so ive got no respect for them...
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    Just amazing how experiences can be at such extremes, no wonder we worry about leaving our car with anyone these days.
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    You got a scan of your final settings? Would be good to see.
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    Nice to find people who have pride in there work isn't it.

    Pleased yours is all sorted mate.

    And could you pass on his details...:thumbsup:
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    Yes it will be tomoz night as it is at work..
    @Lloyd149 contact him on 01274 728 877 , i think they have a little setup with nat tyres 2 guys do it
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    How much did they charge to set it all up properly mate?
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    £100 but that was centralising the chassis, def worth it, i would recommend it drives like it is on rails now....
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    [Oct 29, 2010]
    By centralising the chassis, do you mean the subframes?
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    Yes sorry subframes...
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    [Oct 29, 2010]
    have you got a print out of your final set up?
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    Yes i will post it tonight....
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    cool, thanks

    btw; had all my suspension bits fitten this week, the guy at the garage was well impressed with your shiney Tie Arms:icon_thumright:
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    Thanks mate, and they will never rust....;)
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    To clarify Dave, If i've recently lowered the car 20/ 25mm on fixed KW shocks / springs and my wheel is worse then when I first took it to National...

    Can they fix this problem? Getting a right ballache now...
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    Yes certainly, there is no need for them to mess the wheel up
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    (edit sorry)


    Im concerning the wheel straightness. Basically its atleast 2 inches (right hand down) to drive straight and therefore can then correct this?

    If so, how? Re-alligning the tracking?
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    Yes the wheel will be central if they are doing the job correctly.. 4 wheel alignment
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