Rear radius arms and spacers

The round black things at the bottom. Hope this helps with the where to put posts problem.

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Re: Rear radius arms and spacers

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The shims are harder than the drums!

Meant to ask earlier - you are checking the geometry with the suspension at the ride height required for checking aren't you? You can't measure the geometry properly without adding the required weight in the car to get it at the correct ride height.

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Re: Rear radius arms and spacers

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When it was aligned it would have been sat on the ground but probably without driver in. Do you think that could result in a change in toe and camber to offset what I've been seeing there?

If so this could be a complete waste of a long thread :D

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Ride height for checking the suspension geometry is with 70kg in each front seat, 35kg in the boot and 7.5gal of fuel.

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Re: Rear radius arms and spacers

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Hmmm that could change things then. I need one more person and a large child so I can do the alignment 😂

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Re: Rear radius arms and spacers

Post by DavidOliver »

To be pedantic, if you normally drive the car with the driver only and no kids in the back, you should set suspension dimensions,
all four wheels for ride height, toe-in, camber and even castor with your equivalent weight in the driver seat.
This saves getting your partner to sit for a couple of hours in the passenger seat and hiring a kid (big lollipop).

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