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      03-12-2017 07:02 PM #1
      The parts I bought included four adjusters, and two bolts. Almost ready to start fitting and tacking up brackets on the rear beam, and I was planning to install the adjusters at the same time.

      I have seen pics of a beam done by Marcel (maybe?) and it only shows adjusters / bolts on the inner pivot, at least that's what I think I'm seeing. Other pics show adjusters and bolts at all four pivot locations.

      Did I get shorted some parts, or are there two schools of thought as to how much adjustment is actually needed and which direction the adjustment needs to go?

      I can post up some pics if that helps.

      Pic of the car, so everybody knows I'm not building some wishmobile in my head

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      03-18-2017 11:58 AM #2
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      03-20-2017 10:12 AM #3
      I believe it's two schools of thought regarding how much adjustment is actually needed/how much is actually achieved by putting adjusters in certain spots versus others... My feeling is it's best to have full adjustment of both camber and toe.

      Here's a thread that I'm looking at for guidance when I finally get around to installing a set on my Quantum Syncro Wagon.
      https://forum.vwsyncro.co.uk/forums/...icfwdauto_1671

      Where did you get your hardware and adjusters from?
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      03-20-2017 11:26 AM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by dougkehl View Post
      I believe it's two schools of thought regarding how much adjustment is actually needed/how much is actually achieved by putting adjusters in certain spots versus others... My feeling is it's best to have full adjustment of both camber and toe.

      Here's a thread that I'm looking at for guidance when I finally get around to installing a set on my Quantum Syncro Wagon.
      https://forum.vwsyncro.co.uk/forums/...icfwdauto_1671

      Where did you get your hardware and adjusters from?
      Adjusters and bolts I have were included with the Syncro parts purchased from another Vortexer (couple years ago). I don't know who made them, possibly Dutchbuild. Also not sure how many hands they went through before me.

      Posted the question on a facebook group, and a couple-three Rallye owners weighed in. Consensus of opinion seems to be that toe is the more important of the adjustments.

      My plan, for now, is to weld the adjusters on the inboard mount position, to adjust toe. If camberz is a problem, I can take it apart and do the outer pivot too.
      Last edited by vr6swap; 03-20-2017 at 11:57 AM.
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