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Handling still feeling odd after the new trailing arms, but not as odd.

I was going to just fit the forward transverse arms, but both specialist and dealer advise that these arms never go.

Therefore, going to get another alignment first on the assumption that old rubber on the last set of trailing arms will mean that the wheels need aligning again.

I hope I am not losing another £60.

Is this wise, or is there a reasonable chance that I should get the forward transverse arms fitted first??
 

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Well, got alignment done - just changing the trailing arms has really knackered the alignment, and it needed a lot of re-work. Thankfully just £30.

Feels a lit better, but feels like a boat on a turbulent sea, although the tramlining now seems to be resolved.

I am therefore of getting the rear drop links changed.

1. Is this a waste of time if I do not also change the arb?
2. Am I likely to need another alignment just from changing the drop links?

Bearing in mind how soft the old arms were, I am assuming that the rubbers on the drop links will also be as soft giving a loose ride.

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Changing the drop links will not change the alignment in any way.

The droplinks are ball-joints, not rubber bushes.
 

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Looks like I will be changing the rear droplinks then!

Are the front and rears the same? Shop4parts say they only have the front ones at £9.99.....
 

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Looks like I will be changing the rear droplinks then!

Are the front and rears the same? Shop4parts say they only have the front ones at £9.99.....
No, rears are longer and appear to be made of composite material (aka plastic!). EBSpares will probably have them.
 
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