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That would be the aforementioned screw-in spring spacers. Which would make the car handle terribly and ride like crap. If it is isolated in just the one side try looking for differences and measuring mounting distances from one side to the other.

No clue on the picture posting deal. it usually works just fine for me, but I haven’t used it for quite some time
 

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Id hope it wasnt pulled in park but im not sure. For some reason i cant upload anymore pics but no the other side seems to be right where its supposed to be. They did put sone kind of bolts and brackets in between the springs. I guess thats a ghetto lift lol
Yesseree bob. Looks like small muffler clamps inverted don't it. Need pix.
 

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Pic is still to bright.
 

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It keeps saying error. Idk ill take that spring bracket things out
 

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So i was told all i have to do is...... Take the spindle off from the upper arm and spin the nut thats in there and that would put the wheel back to center. Is this true?
 

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Need a closer view. But things look to be boogered up! Maybe the car was whacked real hard at one time.
 

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So i was told all i have to do is...... Take the spindle off from the upper arm and spin the nut thats in there and that would put the wheel back to center. Is this true?
On these Cads, upper ball joint adjustments are camber, strut rod are for caster. You actually turn the upper ball, "with a special wrench" to turn the ball joint to adjust camber. This is not a camber adjustment. Something much more. Need more pix. I would bet the A-arm bushings and even the A-arms are NFG
 
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lets try and keep this to the CSOB level for repair, the UCA might need a rebuild but it is doable as long as the sleeving didn’t get wallered out. wouldn’t want to discourage any member from getting his ride on the road regardless of pocket size.

There is a reason I always put suspension and brakes before anything else on a project...an engine failure will leave you stranded...suspension failure can kill you easily.

Mike66: if you ever need more images posted feel free to email me and I will post them up, I want to see this bad ride go down the road!!!!
:cool::D
 

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A-arm bushings are suspect. They are cheap, and easy to change. I would say do the bushings ASAP, and then inspect the other parts for wear.
 
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