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I just recently got some Megan racing adjustable rear toe and trailing arms. I am having trouble adjusting them to the proper lengths to get my car aligned.is there a reference i can use to adjust any tips and help would be much appreciated thank you 馃槉
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Assuming you didnt throw the old parts out before confirming the new ones were good, I would either measure or lay them down next to each other to get them close.
A piece of threaded rod that would bridge to both sides would make for setting them quickly if you have the old parts.
 

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Well i did throw away the parts but before i did that i measured the parts and lined up both arms together to get the length i needed. The problem was that when i took it to get an alignment the tech told me that i had excessive toe on my driver's side and that i had to remove and adjust the rear toe arm again and that he could not fix it. So now I'm trying to figure out what amount of threads i need on each arm to be fully adjusted. But thank you for the tip I'll probably have to go to junk yard again soon
 

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So when you make adjustments to the rods you have to use the adjuster to evenly adjust the rod. I would reset everything make your measurements and adjust using the adjuster. If you adjust from one end you loose adjustability because you are loosing threads.

from the looks of it you adjusted the inner threads way more than the outer threads, causing you to loose the adjustability that is needed.
 

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when i took it to get an alignment the tech told me that i had excessive toe on my driver's side and that i had to remove and adjust the rear toe arm again and that he could not fix it.
the new arms sure look nice!!
no comprende why the "alignment" shop told you to do the alignment?????????
 

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So when you make adjustments to the rods you have to use the adjuster to evenly adjust the rod. I would reset everything make your measurements and adjust using the adjuster. If you adjust from one end you loose adjustability because you are loosing threads.

from the looks of it you adjusted the inner threads way more than the outer threads, causing you to loose the adjustability that is needed.
Gotcha okay I'll have to reset everything again then this will be my third time doing so. I'll have to go back to the junk yard and find another pair of rear arms to measure them out (i recycled the original arms)
 

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Gotcha okay I'll have to reset everything again then this will be my third time doing so. I'll have to go back to the junk yard and find another pair of rear arms to measure them out (i recycled the original arms)
Also thank you for the advice i greatly appreciate it,馃憤馃憤馃憤
 

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the new arms sure look nice!!
no comprende why the "alignment" shop told you to do the alignment?????????
Thank you i got them at coilovers depot, i bought both arms and they threw in a free t shirt lol and i have a feeling like the person I went with just didn't want to adjust anything for some reason but i haven't asked why.
 
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