Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 20:33:00 +0100
From: Grunff <grunffnopsam.com>
Subject: Re: front end mis-alignment or...?


Abdallah wrote: > could the accident i had a few months back (side-impact on > left front fender) have caused a problem with the struts? > how could i do an easy check for this myself? Unlikely to have affected both sides. > can't see how it could be overloaded. just the engine in > there - all the luggage was in the boot/trunk and 2 adults+3 > kids in the cabin. i'll check if the camber appears > different now that the car is unloaded. That's still a fair load - it's important to remember that as you load McP struts, the camber changes. Loading passengers into the car *does* increase front loading. > will tyres wear more on long trips at high speeds compared > to city driving? Yes, windy roads at speed = more wear. -- Grunff

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