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Right after lowering my corsa sorted the camber out but then realised that the tracking was out. I know you can take to the garage to sort the tracking out but would like to know how it is done and if its ably done by yourself? As would like to learn how to do it so when adjusting i do't have to keep taking to the garage. Thanks
 

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Needs specialist tools that would be very expensive.

done by lazers nowadays cost me about £6 last time i had it done,
 

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how about if its done roughly? When i put my sterring wheel so one of the tyres is facing completely forward and the right wheel is slightly going to the left. I just need to somehow push or rather adjust the right wheel so it also is facing forwards.
 

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how about if its done roughly? When i put my sterring wheel so one of the tyres is facing completely forward and the right wheel is slightly going to the left. I just need to somehow push or rather adjust the right wheel so it also is facing forwards.
they may/will turn out worse than they are, your talking 0.6mm out and your tyres will ware.
 

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looks like the garage lol. how much to do tracking? and tracking and calibre? thanks for help
 

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Its a garage job mate. Not expensive so no point messing with things
 

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okidoke. just wondering how does tracking get knocked in the first place?
 

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I got my tracking done yesterday at F1 Autocentres in Bedford. Free check found my tracking was out (by as much as 3 or 4 degrees in one of the wheels if I recall correctly). To fix it, I got the price down from £30 to £25. Only thing, my car still seems to pull to the left slightly.

Is this because they didnt do the job properly, or is it just road camber, or maybe a suspension issue?
Hopefully my tracking is alright now, because the extra tyre life and fuel economy should be worth the 25 quid.

They said something like if one wheel is out by 1 degree, then for every mile you travel, that wheel will be pulled sideways 28 feet.
 

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I heard somewhere that cars slightly pull to the left when not holding the steering wheel because if you fall asleep they would rather get the car to go into a bush than into oncoming traffic.

Got my tracking done yesterday cost £34 When looking at it face on the right tyre sticks out slightly when the left tyre is facing straight forward, Is this natural?

Whats better for the tyres to get the tracking done or the camber? I know both would be good but say if cash was running low.
 

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When looking at it face on the right tyre sticks out slightly when the left tyre is facing straight forward, Is this natual?
mine is also the passenger side one that seems to look like it sticks out, the garage said it was ok as long as there isn't uneven wear on the tyre, so it doesn't bother me
 

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You tight fisted git, took some persuasion :laugh: to be honest if the car drives true and the suspension geometry is set up right i wouldnt worry about it, might just be your perception
 
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