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Rear Tie Arm Replacement-too adjustable camber arms "How To"

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by s3dave, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. Westy

    Westy Double Dark Side! Diesel & 8P

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    PM Dave mate. He still makes these and they are in very high demand.
     
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  3. superkarl

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    thats done on the bottom ball joints on the front hubs. they slide in and out on the wishbones.only about 5mm in and out play. i dont know what that equates to in degrees though
     
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    Ok cheers, yeah I wondered why the alignment holes seemed to be slotted when i replaced them, ill have to look into that because i had uneven tyre wear on the fronts before lowering.

    Just want to double check rear camber before i order a set.
     
  5. Westy

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    If your car has been lowered any more than about 15mm you'll need adjustable tie bars.

    Once you've got them done get the car 4 wheel aligned. About £100 from a tyre place and that'll sort you out.
     
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    Fronts give just over 1 deg neg camber max using the slots even if you open them slightly (not by much mind, 2mm or so max) which can be a ball ache to set on the alignment rig as the subframe needs to be cock on in the middle and not many places are prepared to go to such lengths to set it up for the little you get back...

    StaceyS3 has Ground Control camber plates on his S3... they look as though they could work ok..
    Ground Control - Camber/Caster Plate- VW (MK IV) A4 Chassis (Pair)

    More potential camber plates etc info here...
    VWVortex.com - MkIV Camber plate list

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  7. Westy

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    how much are these s3 dave
     
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    I would drop him a PM... :rulez:

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  10. Westy

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    Now his PMs are working ;)
     

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