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Just installed UMI LCAs, wheels no longer centered.. why?

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Old 03-08-2008, 10:13 PM   #1
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Default Just installed UMI LCAs, wheels no longer centered.. why?

Just wondering if this has happened to anybody esle, I just installed a set of UMI single adjustable LCA's w/ relocation bracket and I can't help but notice the rear wheels are now 'pushed' towards the rear of the vehicle. Now I ensured to set the arms to the same bolt hole length as the original arms (d/s needed one turn longer, p/s was dead on right out of the box), and now sure enough the d/s is just a hair more out of center than the p/s. I guess the obvious answer is to shorten the LCA's some but I'm still perplexed as to why this would happen with arms of the same length? Any thoughts?
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It's caused by the relocation brackets, not your control arms. Just adjust your control arms if it bothers you.

Remember; the control arms move up and down in a ark ) , not a straight line | .
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Hmm if anything I'd think that would make them move in close to the front but, It doesn't matter I was just concerned I might have done something horribly wrong lol! Thanks!
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Is your car lowered or stock height?
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Right now it's at stock height.
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When your tightened the bolts did you do it with the suspension loaded?
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