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Old 14-03-05, 17:20   #1
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Whiteline Radius Rods

G'day all

Afew months ago i had my Whiteline Radius Rods installed by professionals (they are the revised version may i add). Well ever since then when turning in full lock, or backing off a driveway (turning while going up or down moton), i've been hearing a crack/bending type sound as if they are moving every now and again.

I'm just wondering if this is normal? The old man says they are just twisting alittle and the noise is from that.


Anyone have anymore info on the subject?

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Old 14-03-05, 19:18   #2
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are you sure its not the tyre hitting the front bumper? I have these installed and mine foul on the bumper big time.
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Old 14-03-05, 19:50   #3
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are you sure its not the tyre hitting the front bumper? I have these installed and mine foul on the bumper big time.
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I'll have a closer look later on, i do know they moved the wheels forward alittle.
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Old 14-03-05, 20:16   #4
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You usually fit strut top adjustors to move the top of the strut backwards when you fit radius rods otherwise as "VL Calais" said they hit the front bumper.
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Old 14-03-05, 21:27   #5
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Mine did the same, nothing an angle grider cant fix. I had to cut some of the metal bracket back too behind the bumper.
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Old 15-03-05, 12:44   #6
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Ahhh
The guys who fitted the rods recommended KMAC strut tops for easy wheel alignment adjustment later on, as they would have to get to the rods to do it otherwise (which costs more $$$).

They told me 400 for the kmac strut top adjustables + installation. Whats that price like?

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Old 15-03-05, 19:20   #7
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I also have noltec solid adjustable strut tops. Putting the top of the strut back will not stop your wheel hitting the front bumper as the wheel does not move back with the top of the strut. Moving the strut back will however give you more caster which is great. Like vl nick said you just have to cut the bumper a tad.
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