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    Exclamation Ep3 type r alignment problem

    Really weird one, car pulls to one side , then drives 100 per cent when you turn off onto another road , there is a pull on steering wheel then when you turn onto another road the car is driving 100%, ep3 type r has had new subframe fitted, new shocks and springs fitted all round, new driver side wishbone and ball joint , brakes have been all checked and alignment carried out

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    What tyres have you got? What alignment set up do you have?
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    205 45 r17 nordex tyres, tyres only on a month, never got the readings for the alignment but mechanics couldnt see much wrong although driver side wheel is toeing in a bit but cant understand why as wishbone, balljoint and inner track rods where all changed
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    Hmmm, are the tyres XL? Never heard of those.
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    No there not, i was sort of thinking would it be something to do with steering rack, maybe a worn slider ?

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    You can check for play.
    Tyres can make a big difference on these cars, I wouldn't get anything that wasn't XL, I'd always get something like Goodyear, Michelin etc.
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    Why was a new subframe fitted?

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    you sure its not just tram lining ? ep3's are renowned for that. used to happen all the time in my old ep3

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    We thought that was the problem , car was hit by previous owner, so changed the subframe

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