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Acadia18

Autocross Champion
Location
The Greater Boston Metropolitan Area
Car(s)
2019 Golf R
He didn't approve my name change yet 😞
 

riceburner

Autocross Champion
Location
nice try PPNT
Car(s)
MK5 Best GTI
so funny that somehow he or the other cocksmoke log in once in a blue moon then dip i really wish we knew what they were doing lol
 

aspro_gti

Autocross Champion
Location
Central Massachusetts
Car(s)
2012 K04 GTI
Sorry I skimmed earlier but you said your toe is off and that's why you can't adjust the inner tie rods?
No, my issue is, I can't figure out which side is toe out/in... they look identical (both at just about zero toe) when I do the string method around the car... I need calipers to get more precise
 

Jmitchell4873

Drag Racing Champion
Location
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Car(s)
Mk8 GTI
No, my issue is, I can't figure out which side is toe out/in... they look identical (both at just about zero toe) when I do the string method around the car... I need calipers to get more precise
I have had great luck with my Tenhulzen Toe/Camber plates.

It’s considerably faster than setting up a string box. I can have my toe set within a 1/32” in 15 minutes or less. If I spend another 10 minutes to drive and make sure the steering wheel is perfectly straight then my OCD is much happier.

I’ve gotten very proficient at this over the past year or two.
 

aspro_gti

Autocross Champion
Location
Central Massachusetts
Car(s)
2012 K04 GTI
I have had great luck with my Tenhulzen Toe/Camber plates.

It’s considerably faster than setting up a string box. I can have my toe set within a 1/32” in 15 minutes or less. If I spend another 10 minutes to drive and make sure the steering wheel is perfectly straight then my OCD is much happier.

I’ve gotten very proficient at this over the past year or two.
Do you put your car on some stands where you can get underneath the car while the wheels are still loaded?
My OCD is fucking killing me...
The way I do it is, string tied between a bottle of coolant and a bottle of oil... I put em from back to front wheel, tighten the slack, and check to see the toe... Then lift the car... make a few turns or whatever... roll back/forward or drive it around... check again... repeat
It's much more tedious now that our garage is smaller and I can't roll it back/forward, or get any work done if my roommate is parked in as well... I had to go and do it at a big stadium parking lot in the TX heat... it fucking sucked lol
 

Jmitchell4873

Drag Racing Champion
Location
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Car(s)
Mk8 GTI
Do you put your car on some stands where you can get underneath the car while the wheels are still loaded?
My OCD is fucking killing me...
The way I do it is, string tied between a bottle of coolant and a bottle of oil... I put em from back to front wheel, tighten the slack, and check to see the toe... Then lift the car... make a few turns or whatever... roll back/forward or drive it around... check again... repeat
It's much more tedious now that our garage is smaller and I can't roll it back/forward, or get any work done if my roommate is parked in as well... I had to go and do it at a big stadium parking lot in the TX heat... it fucking sucked lol
Car stays on the ground. There is plenty of room to adjust the outer tie rods with the wheels cut all the way. Having someone in the drivers seat to run the steering wheel for you, cuts the time considerably.
 

GolNat

Autocross Champion
Location
Delaware
Car(s)
13 GTI & 98 Prelude
Car stays on the ground. There is plenty of room to adjust the outer tie rods with the wheels cut all the way. Having someone in the drivers seat to run the steering wheel for you, cuts the time considerably.

This.

I do park the front wheels on a set of plastic place mats so they turn easier.
 

Jmitchell4873

Drag Racing Champion
Location
Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Car(s)
Mk8 GTI
This.

I do park the front wheels on a set of plastic place mats so they turn easier.
My garage floor is that nice, slick cement. You know........the kind that wants you to break your neck any time there is a single drop of water on it? My tires just squeak a bit, but turn smoothly on it.

I did bring some cardboard to put under my tires when we set toe at NCM back in May. Cafeteria trays or place mats is a good idea though!
 
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