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kinglewyb3



Male Number of posts : 42
Age : 35
Location : barhill
Drives : 1995 b3 passat tdi estate
Registration date : 2012-01-30

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PostSubject: wonky wheels   wonky wheels EmptyWed Jul 18 2012, 21:38

done both front wheel bearings on my 95 passat
now wheels not straight. didnt notic till i walked past it
iv loosend strut/hub bolts and straightened best i could
by looking at it lol. any advice as i dont wana scrub me tyres
prematurely!??
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bridgedubber

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Male Number of posts : 1831
Age : 34
Location : Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire
Drives : mk2 golf gti 2.0 8v, mk2 golf gti 2.0 16v ABF, mk4 golf gt tdi
Registration date : 2008-02-16

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PostSubject: Re: wonky wheels   wonky wheels EmptyThu Jul 19 2012, 18:04

not familiar with passat set up.

do passats have bottom ball balljoints joining the wishbone and hub? if so, did you make lossen this and did you make sure that it was tightened in the same position?


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kinglewyb3



Male Number of posts : 42
Age : 35
Location : barhill
Drives : 1995 b3 passat tdi estate
Registration date : 2012-01-30

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PostSubject: Re: wonky wheels   wonky wheels EmptyThu Jul 19 2012, 20:57

oh yeah that was all done up mate. its the camber angle that the
hub now sits at undo the two bolts to the shock/ hub bolts and iv moved
it now but dont want my tyres to scrub its straight to the eye when hangin
just wanted tips on space between wheel and strut ?
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matty_mk1

matty_mk1

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Age : 34
Drives : Mk2 audi TT / BBM mk2 VR / Air'd passat wagen
Registration date : 2008-01-24

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PostSubject: Re: wonky wheels   wonky wheels EmptyThu Jul 19 2012, 22:19

Youre not really making alot of sense, well to me anyway. How exactly is the wheel 'wonky'?
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ra man

ra man

Male Number of posts : 119
Age : 39
Location : Cambridge
Drives : mk2 20v, defender 90, ccm r30, yzf r6
Registration date : 2008-05-25

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PostSubject: Re: wonky wheels   wonky wheels EmptyThu Jul 19 2012, 23:04

basically got to get camber and tracking done on a machine or your gonna ruin a set of tyres in about 1000 miles if not earlier. it's not something you can do by eye,
adjusting the camber affects your tracking aswell so they'll both be out.
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shippy666

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Age : 45
Location : near newmarket
Drives : Mk1 Golf gti, E36 Bmw, mitsubishi pajero 4x4
Registration date : 2010-03-17

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PostSubject: Re: wonky wheels   wonky wheels EmptyFri Jul 20 2012, 04:52

ra man wrote:
basically got to get camber and tracking done on a machine or your gonna ruin a set of tyres in about 1000 miles if not earlier. it's not something you can do by eye,
adjusting the camber affects your tracking aswell so they'll both be out.

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