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Old 05-29-2013, 03:26 AM   #1
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Our Boxster is pigeon-toed

My wife's daily driver '01 has really increased it's appetite for rear tires. We used to get 15-17000 per set, but it dropped to 7000 for the previous set and this set of Falkens lasted 3 months or less than 4,000 miles!

I did a quick check tonight with an alignment tool and it's got about 1/2" of toe-in! That explains the short tire life. Since I have another car on my lift, could someone give me an idea of where to look first for obvious problems? By the way, it's a stock 986 with sport package, factory 17s and 145,000 miles. Yes, really.

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Old 05-29-2013, 07:49 AM   #2
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Rear toe link arms: eccentric adustable ends at the sub frame; rubber bushings on the other end I think.

The arms are easily visible aft of the rear wheel carrier/trunions
An alignment should take care of this problem unless your eccentric adjusters are becoming loose for some reason
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:37 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. I found a local independent import shop that fortunately has a very good alignment rack. I decided to leave this one to the professionals.

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