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Left wheels stick out more than right wheels

Just noticed that my rear left wheel is out more than the right one.... Also noticed the same thing with the front wheels, but it's not as noticeable.

Any idea what could be wrong?

Looked underneath, and it does not look like any of the mounting points are bent. While I do need to get an alignment, I don't think it being off, would cause it to be that much off....

Also, I have 15" Fuchs, and did double check that the aft ones as indeed both 8s, and front are 7s.

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Nothing wrong. . .a guy over at the 924 board noted this a few years ago. . .
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Really?
That's a relief.

Does it have something to do with better centering the driver's weight between the wheels.... to improve handling.

I also noticed that the right axle was a tighter fit when installing.
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I believe the body is shifted slightly on the drivetrain to compensate for driver positioning. But I think only a few mm's max. And I don't think it should affect the axle fit.

I don't think it should be 'noticeable.' It gets noticeable when you're pushing the limits of tire sizes.

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There is an oval hole, where the torsion bar support mounts. Would that affect the positioning of the hub?

Thank you for the input.
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At the risk of stating the obvious: a small spacer on the offending side should balance it out.
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I believe the body is shifted slightly on the drivetrain to compensate for driver positioning.
If that is the case, that would be good for all you LHD owners...but not so good for us RHD owners.

I have a feeling that the tolerances on these cars are not too good and there are several areas where they are a bit asymmetrical - the shell was designed back in the 70's - they didn't have much CAD gear around then!
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Maybe the RHD cars are shifted the other way.

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