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Re: New addition car to family

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OK guys I think I already know the answer to this question but I need some second opinions on this matter, having rebuilt all the rear suspension with brand new parts there is no camber adjustment on the rear , it is quite difficult to see the problem I have from some of these photos but the first 2 should show the problem quite clearly.



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looking at the photos and to me the left side (passenger side ) spring looks 180 degrees opposite to the other side like if it needs to be seated half a turn further round to mirror the other side , wondering if it would make a difference, just an observation from the photos never changed any springs my self .
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Re: New addition car to family

thats a odd problem i havnt seen , Is the springs sat in the rubber cup at the top of the beam and theres a little lug where the spring sits against on the arm ? are they located right ?
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as the chaps say,are both springs seated properly,and are against there stop/location lugs?

your happy there arnt 2 rubber cups on the same side at the top?

just throwing the idea's out there,but as you say you did them 1 side at a time.

id get the seller to send you out another arm and test fit it and see if it fix's the problem.
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Re: New addition car to family

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looking at the photos and to me the left side (passenger side ) spring looks 180 degrees opposite to the other side like if it needs to be seated half a turn further round to mirror the other side , wondering if it would make a difference, just an observation from the photos never changed any springs my self .
The springs are sat in the cup against the end stop and all bolts are tourque up to the value it says in the Haynes manual ,so personally I can only see it's the arm that's been made wrong,however I did message the seller and he said he would contact the manufacturer on Monday ,but it's a right pain,I only have a short time every night to work on this so it's taken me 3 months to do this work .
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Message back from the seller saying they have checked with the factory and there have been no other reported problems so it must be me who has fitted it wrong,I don't see any other options other than order another new one from somewhere else and take it from there .
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Right I have done some digging and fiat main dealer has confirmed the parts I bought which were listed as replacements for my model are totally wrong, It would seem the parts I have been sold only fit left hand drive vehicles, I dont know what the difference would be , perhaps someone would like to enlighten me ? Many thanks in advance .
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