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Old 12-12-2008, 03:44 PM   #1
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Rear alignment?

I have an 04 V6 that was recently hit in the back from the side, the guy hit it right smack in the drivers side wheel (And kept going) Ive had the car repainted in the damaged areas, new rear wheel and they installed a whole new rear axle. The issue is they cant get it aligned.It pulls right BAD. Is there something in the back that might need adjusting? Im going to climb under there this weekend and look around. I dont see how the axle could be bent, but nothing else.
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Re: Rear alignment?

You can't adjust the alignment on a solid rear axle. Its most likely a bent control arm, or bent subframe problem. Somethings bent from the accident... sounds like it wasn't fixed correctly to me.

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Re: Rear alignment?

yea the rear end bolts pretty much to the frame and has no alignment on it. That means its probably the frame thats bent or the used the control arms that were on it and they are bent.
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Re: Rear alignment?

it's more than likely the control arms, just due to the fact that they tend to bend before the frame/unibody..
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