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driving home from a mates house tonight, the rains start and the road starts to get slippy... gay snow tyres, car understeers into the bloody kerb... wheel now has dent, negative camber and sits about an inch further back in the arch... (rubs on full lock)

so... how much damage could I have done???

first thoughts are... lower suspension arm things + alloy + tyre

any more ideas???

and anyone got some bits that will fit, for cheap?? - Luke, did your passenger side wheel survive? :)

now eating pizza feeling sorry for myself... :(
 

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Hi Matt,

sorry to hear about the car.

I'd replace:
Tie bar
Lower wishbone
Wishbone balljoint
Rack track arm
Track rod end
Wheel bearing

Hope you get it sorted.
 

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No idea mate.

Without seeing the damage it's hard to tell. Depending on how hard you hit the kerb, the normal 'weak' parts are the lower wishbone and the rack track rods. Get the wheel off, and have a good look at all the suspension components and compare them to the other side.
 

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whatever you do, dont take it the muppets at KwickFit!
 

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Just had the car up on stands... and looked underneath, the lower wishbone suffered the most damage, (apart from the wheel), nothing else actually looks bent... so looks like for the time being... a new wishbone and track rod arm, and see how that tracks up... :)

the real painful bit is gonna be 4 new wheels and tyres...
 

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at least you didnt hit a sign as well:D (like me)
 

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NOOOOOOOO!!!!


What a bummer matt!!! Are your wheels 4 or 5 stud? If they are 5 and you want standard wheels I got some going cheapish!!

Si
 

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Oi

.....two questions, Si.......:D

1) How muchya want for 'em...
2) What ya got now then dude???

....kinda like the idea of the "made with spartan air" thingy on the old R33....:D

gizza price......

JonB
 

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Cheers Si, my wheels are 4 stud, but ive just bought new wishbone, track rod, 4 R32 GTS 5 stud wheels and tyres, and 5 stud GTS front hubs, bearings... now need to have the rear discs drilled to 5 studs...

ive got some GTR calipers, just need a set of GTR front discs now... :)

car should hopefully be on the road very soon.. :)
 

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See you've caught the 'spending loads of cash on your Skyline' bug too then Matt!!!!

Jon dunno mate, dont know what they are worth???

Why do you want them instead of those lovely R33 alloys;)


Si
 
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