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    Thread: maybe this is dumb question...alot of toe out wen aired out

    1. Member bsA41.8T's Avatar
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      02-06-2012 12:07 AM #1
      is there any way correcting this some? wen im aired out the front toe out alot and the front fenders rite by the fender basically sit on the tires while the top of the tires tuck...is it just nature of the beast or is there a fix for this?
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      02-06-2012 12:12 AM #2
      Get an alignment at a lower regular drive height. That's all you can do

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      02-06-2012 12:22 AM #3
      ok thanx...dont know why i didnt think of that to help it..hahah
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    4. 02-06-2012 08:20 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by bsA41.8T View Post
      is there any way correcting this some? wen im aired out the front toe out alot and the front fenders rite by the fender basically sit on the tires while the top of the tires tuck...is it just nature of the beast or is there a fix for this?
      That's because when you air out, you angle the lower control arms way past their design range and the bump steer (toe pattern) goes to toe out as the wheels move back to positive camber.

      Just make sure you align the car at your chosen drive height. The slammed alignment is irrelevant as you can't even roll there!
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      02-06-2012 08:50 AM #5
      ok thats wut i figured but i thought it couldnt hurt to ask

      another question....on the a-arms where the ball joint slots are...is it better to have them all the way out or all the way in???

      this is mk4 btw
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    6. 02-06-2012 08:53 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by bsA41.8T View Post
      ok thats wut i figured but i thought it couldnt hurt to ask

      another question....on the a-arms where the ball joint slots are...is it better to have them all the way out or all the way in???

      this is mk4 btw
      You lose negative camber after a certain point of lowering so with the Slam kit, pull them out al teh way for maximum negative camber and set toe at your ride height.
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      02-06-2012 10:18 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by VEE-DUBBER View Post
      Get an alignment at a lower regular drive height. That's all you can do
      Exactly, if your aligned height is lower, you won't have as much toe out when you air it out .
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      02-06-2012 09:25 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Brian@AirLift View Post
      You lose negative camber after a certain point of lowering so with the Slam kit, pull them out al teh way for maximum negative camber and set toe at your ride height.

      How do you set the toe on front r32 suspension?

    9. 05-09-2012 12:30 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by 20thGTI12 View Post
      How do you set the toe on front r32 suspension?
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      05-09-2012 01:11 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by 20thGTI12 View Post
      How do you set the toe on front r32 suspension?
      Adjust the tie rods like any regular mk4?

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      05-09-2012 04:44 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by MechEngg View Post
      Adjust the tie rods like any regular car?
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      05-10-2012 08:03 PM #12
      lol, I was wondering the same thing. I got an alignment at my ride height but dam, it toes out quite a bit

    13. 05-10-2012 08:46 PM #13
      well my question is what can you do when ur running a -5.5 camber in the back on an .:R when ur on ur lower drive height and ur fkn toe in the rear is at +1.. lol I have lower camber arms and just orderd upper ones to get my toe as close as possible to zero.. will c if that helps..
      Quote, originally posted by GrayGTI05 »
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