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#1 (permalink) Old 02-01-2005, 07:44 PM
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hey guys well my car was lowered quite a bit, (im going to change the suspension the the H&r cup kit in a little bit...) but anyways my question is how/how much should ifix my rear camber, its pretty negative and is eating my rear tires!!! my tires are expected to last about 5000 miles each because of the camber... i called les schwab and they want 500$ or so to fix it.. which seems pretty steep, and even then they said they dont deal with my car alot and probably wouldnt recommend for me take it there... which i found funny... anyways my other question i have another set of tires thati can put on my car to take the abuse of the camber.... in that time i could buy my cup kit, do you think putting the cup kit on my car will make my camber in the rear go back a little bit.... Thanks for the help

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To be honest with you... I'd say put a regular suspension on there.. shocks and springs.. period.. that will reduce your camber problem to a very small problem.. not the one you have...

Why do you seem so stuck on a cup kit... ??? just wondering.. I think you'd be better with a traditional set up.. unless you are looking for something different.. please tell...

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To be honest with you... I'd say put a regular suspension on there.. shocks and springs.. period.. that will reduce your camber problem to a very small problem.. not the one you have...

Why do you seem so stuck on a cup kit... ??? just wondering.. I think you'd be better with a traditional set up.. unless you are looking for something different.. please tell...

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i have riden in a few cars with the cup kit and love it!!! iono what do you consider a more traditional set up?

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If you just want to fix the camber, all you need is a control arm to fix that...

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The stock control arms don't offer enough adjustment at all. Max of about a degree so you need aftermarket arms to get it done.
I certainly wouldn't flatten it out to 0* but you don't want it too much more than -5* for your tires sake (and it looks like you are about -5*). I think stock is 1-2 degrees negative.
It's obvious in your sig that it's a little too negative
Hmm, I sware I saw a pair somewhere for only $200...


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If you just want to fix the camber, all you need is a control arm to fix that...

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The stock control arms don't offer enough adjustment at all. Max of about a degree so you need aftermarket arms to get it done.
I certainly wouldn't flatten it out to 0* but you don't want it too much more than -5* for your tires sake (and it looks like you are about -5*). I think stock is 1-2 degrees negative.
It's obvious in your sig that it's a little too negative
Hmm, I sware I saw a pair somewhere for only $200...
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Originally posted by spieluhr+Feb 2 2005, 01:13 PM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(spieluhr @ Feb 2 2005, 01:13 PM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-bitcore@Feb 2 2005, 11:42 AM
If you just want to fix the camber, all you need is a control arm to fix that...

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The stock control arms don't offer enough adjustment at all. Max of about a degree so you need aftermarket arms to get it done.
I certainly wouldn't flatten it out to 0* but you don't want it too much more than -5* for your tires sake (and it looks like you are about -5*). I think stock is 1-2 degrees negative.
It's obvious in your sig that it's a little too negative
Hmm, I sware I saw a pair somewhere for only $200...
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how is the install on this part? is it like taking off the stock one and putting this one, and adjusting to the camber you want? (although nothhing ever works that easy!)

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Traditional... a spring.. and a monotube shock... virtual replacement of the stock components... they engineered these cars for a reason... yes you can mod it up... but only to a point before you are taking away from the natural thought of the cars engineering.

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