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    Camber out after a little fight with a kerb :(

    in the ice a couple weeks back, had a bit on an incident where my car went straight on into a kerb instead of goin around the corner

    anywho when i got home i took a look and it had caused a bit of positive camber on the passengers side (causing the steering to be about 1/8 of a turn to the right going straight)
    so i thought, 'oh great an excuse for coilovers' (as i assumed that i had twisted the strut),

    changed the suspension all arround, no differance (although its now a lot lower lol)

    so i thought ok then, must be the wishbone, an hour later i had a new one in, still camber is out...

    only other thing i could think of is the tie rod but im not sure as to whether this would cause the camber to go off on one

    any ideas??

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    nobody ???

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    did you get it set up after fitting the coilovers?
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    hub,steering rack,subframe could all be bent without noticing
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    im going to go for steering rack.
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    Ash did the same, hit the kerb, passenger wheel was leaning outwards at the top. Had tracking done and now its fine!
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    ill take it to get tracking done tomorrow see if it fixes it

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    First thing id a got done after coilovers was tracking....

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    i was going to but i wanted to get the camber sorted first cause from experience if you break/bend something like this it will return to pretty much perfect after it has been replaced, but i will try it
    thanks for the advice

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    camber is adjustable on coilovers so needs setting up.
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