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Old 03-10-2005, 07:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I had a feeling this much camber wasn't normal. I don't see any camber adjustments on the car, am I missing something or do I have to buy an aftermarket kit?

http://www.bmpdesign.com/product-exec/prod.../category_id/57

this may have answered my own question, but I'd still like to know if there is a stock adjustment? The camber is horrible, it's gotta be 2 degrees +
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"All this is done from within the engine compartment without raising the vehicle."

I'd love to know how this would adjust the rear camber...?
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well I keep on answering my own questions, they just copy and pasted.. so that was indeed for the front, it requires bushings for the back from my understanding. How difficult are these to install, if someone could just summarize how to do it, that would be great... I just want to see if the average person (me) can pull off a job like that
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you have a few options. you can install eccentric bushings, they're fixed so you'll need to know how much camber correction you need.

you can get a slotted mount kit for the trailing arms. this requires welding and some basic fabrication.

you can install adjustable eccentric bushings. this would be the easiest solution. bmwbushings.com has some

and no there is no stock adjustment for rear camber or toe
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you have a few options. you can install eccentric bushings, they're fixed so you'll need to know how much camber correction you need.

you can get a slotted mount kit for the trailing arms. this requires welding and some basic fabrication.

you can install adjustable eccentric bushings. this would be the easiest solution. bmwbushings.com has some

and no there is no stock adjustment for rear camber or toe
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thanks, now if only someone had a diagram on the installation of these... (the adjustible eccentric bushings)
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Try this site. The modification is more than for the average guy, but I thought you may be interested.

http://e30m3performance.com/installs/installs-3/jl_sub/
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Try this site. The modification is more than for the average guy, but I thought you may be interested.

http://e30m3performance.com/installs/installs-3/jl_sub/
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way past my level

Thanks for the link though
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its not an easy task to put them in. its hard because its a fairly big process to drop the trailing arms. once the arms are out you'll need to get the stockers pressed out, or devise a way to get them out yourself. the new ones should just pop right in, if you get the bmwbushings ones.

its such a pain in the ass that i'm waiting to do them till i get new subframe bushings, a new diff, and new wheel bearings. that way i can drop everything as one, and break it down off the car.
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