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Old 02-13-2005, 11:49 PM
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car sitting cockeyed

I seem to have a problem with my 85 trans am sitting improperly, the driver's side has about an inch more clearance in the wheelwells than the passenger side, and the back half of the car seems to be off center from the tires, with the driver's side tire "sticking out" from the car much more than the passenger side. If you looked at the car straight from the rear, the car would look like it is rolled over a bit to the passenger side, and that it is skewed off to the passenger side in comparison to the tires. What could be causing this? Uneven spring stiffness? suspension components being misaligned? I have upgraded pretty much everything with adjustable components:

Lakewood adjustable panhard bar
Lakewood adjustable lower control arms
Spohn sway bar kits
Subframe connectors
Front end adjustable steering brace
Moog performance coil springs
Monroe Sens-A-Trac shocks and struts
Polyurethane bushings throughout
Edelbrock adjustable torque arm

If anyone can help me fix this problem, it would save me a costly trip to the mechanic

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Old 02-13-2005, 11:57 PM
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H'mm sounds like misalignment to me..Springs might be part of the problem..but first I would get it aligned..get everything centered up..

Good luck..

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Old 02-14-2005, 12:08 AM
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That's usually caused by the rear springs not properly mounted or broken, try measuring the wheel base on each side. And double check all mounting points of the suspension, just because every thing is new dosn't mean something hasn't slipped or moved.

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