Need help - stock m-sport suspension measurement

fmorelli

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Hi all, I need a favor from someone that has an m-sport car with original suspension and wheels!
Could you give me the measurement of the fender height from the ground, at wheel center? So to be clear two measurements, one for the front and one for the rear. Take the measurement from the ground, vertically across the center of the wheel emblem up to the bottom of the painted fender well.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks!

Filippo
 

JOEinSD

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There may be one on a lot somewhere near you if no one can help from the boards.
 

NoQuarter

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Hmmm. Just checked mine and learned the passenger side front and rear sits higher than the driver side.

What could be the cause of this? For the front I suppose I need to make sure the strut is fully seated down into the hub assembly/knuckle (whatever is is called). For the rear... I guess the spring could be turned?
 

fmorelli

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How much off? Some variation in the chassis is probably not unusual. That or you are such a badass driver that you've twisted the chassis going pell mell. lol

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NoQuarter

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Kind of a lot. The front is a full 1/2" !

The rear almost 3/8"

It just passed an alignment check and when I had it in the body shop couple weeks ago the whole front end was measured out with their shop body point measurement computer arm thing. So it seems it should be something relatively fixable.

Not that I care enough to mess with it over the summer. It is time to drive it until November.
Might have an aluminum outlet project though. Get rid of silicone one that I melted a bit. Not sure when that is going to let go.
 

NoQuarter

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Just careless install for me. If I did it again I would have it right knowing what I know now.

I like the smaller, black VTT outlet, $100 cheaper than the PSP but the PSP looks so nice like all their other products.
 

Lurcher

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I got one of the first sets from Rob (rbturbo) and the front hose is actually cut ~1 inch shorter at the top side, so the hose was sitting on the pulleys when fully installed. Rob and I went back and forth and he ended up sending me another later hose that was perfect. Same molds and everything - just weird...
 
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