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4 wheel geometry set-up in Edinburgh

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Brodster, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. Brodster

    Brodster Shark Performance in Scotland
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    Hi guys. S3 came back yesterday from its service and my pocket was £250 lighter.......added some spark plugs to the service list. When I was being fully debriefed on stuff they had found (which wasnt alot I may add) they commented on the 19" BBS wheels fitted. They swapped the fronts to the back due to excessive inboard shoulder wear apparently it was bald and that I needed a geometry check. Now being the kind of curious bloke I am I removed now said rear wheels and depth checked the tread at various points over the tyres. Outboard shoulder - 5mm, centre tread - 5mm and inboard shoulder - 5mm. Now for these to be excessively worn and bald I thought I'd check for myself.......glad I did as I was about to order x4 Avon ZZ3's. Chancing barstewards!!!!
     
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  3. S3Alex

    S3Alex Rarely neutral
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    Never cheap going near a garage!
     
  4. leeds2592

    leeds2592 When I grow up, I want a 964!

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    Some cheeky buggers about trying to make some quick dosh off people who, most of the time (and not yourself), will just accept whatever the garage says!
     
  5. roysterdsb

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    Which garage was that ? (PM if you'd prefer).

    I'm looking to get mine corner weighted & want to know places to avoid in Edinburgh. Suspect I may have to travel a bit further to find a place that can set up properly...
     
  6. steviedee

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    If you are looking for an good alignment specialist, I can highly recommend Pro-Grip but its in Larbert pro-grip Pro-Grip Wheel Alignment Centre

    I worked with John years ago, he has always done a good job which is quite rare these days.
     
  7. roysterdsb

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    Excellent - thanks.

    Larbert is fine, not too far at all & i'm sure they'll have scales for corner weighting set-up (judging by the site, they've had their fair share of heavily modified suspensions and seized up old control arms in there!)
     
  8. steviedee

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    I`m not 100 percent on the corner weighting, I have never heard him mention it before but its worth a phone call.
     

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