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Old 05-18-2016, 07:45 PM   #1
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Rearend out of alignment

My rearend has shifted to the passenger side. Sticks out about 1/2 an inch past the fender on the passenger and driver side in maybe 2 inches.. I launch the car hard. Torque boxes look okay. How can I fix this?


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If the torque boxes and the control arms don't look like they are damaged, there is probably one or more of the control arm bushings that have failed.
If you want to add some weight to the car, a panhard bar will keep the rear axle centered, but, like you said, you are launching the car hard, so it will help to find out exactly what failed, and either figure out a way to "bullet-proof" the rear suspension, or at least know what has failed so you can keep an eye on it in the future.
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If the torque boxes and the control arms don't look like they are damaged, there is probably one or more of the control arm bushings that have failed.

If you want to add some weight to the car, a panhard bar will keep the rear axle centered, but, like you said, you are launching the car hard, so it will help to find out exactly what failed, and either figure out a way to "bullet-proof" the rear suspension, or at least know what has failed so you can keep an eye on it in the future.

Hmm I just installed brand new upr adjustable control arms..


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I would start there, see if they are adjusted wonky. Definitely get the car up in the air and see if anything failed. Hard launches are going to break things eventually, comes with the territory . Find out if/what failed and beef it up.

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Fixed it. My driver side upper double adjustable control arm came undone by about an inch.. I Measured the other sides length and matched the uppers back up with the upper that came undone and now the Rearend is centered.


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