Need advice: Difference in front wheel offsets on my 2021 Force Gurkha
I have driven this vehicle for 3500 kms already and am thoroughly impressed with its performance.
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I’m a new owner of the Force Gurkha BS6, delivered on 22/2/22. I have been following this thread since the launch of the new Gurkha, and I must say that this thread and the words of praise from fellow owners played a big part in my purchase decision.
I have driven this vehicle for 3500 kms already and am thoroughly impressed with its performance. For context, my regular drive is a 2019 Creta and my family owns other SUVs as well.
I am also a veteran of the Indian armed forces and have had the privilege of operating the Light Strike Vehicle (Gurkha’s brawnier cousin) in some very difficult situations.
I had a query about this vehicle and was hoping fellow owners and Team BHPians might be able to shed some light on it. I noticed today that there seemed to be a difference in offset for the front driver and passenger wheels. I have attached pictures for reference below (apologies for the poor quality).
Here’s what BHPian PhantomLord had to say on the matter:
Congratulations on your new Gurkha. Get the wheel alignment checked, specifically camber. You can also verify this by comparing if upper and lower control arm angle are symmetric on both sides.
Here’s what BHPian condor had to say on the matter:
Pictures are not always the right way to check or show an issue – especially where measurements can give a far better picture. Pics have many factors that come in to play which an cause optical illusions. I am seeing such an illusion in your pics, at least to some extent.
Get the alignment checked. If you are not convinced, go to any shop that does manual alignment. You can see the readings there, on the dials of the alignment setup.
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