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Old 06-09-2004, 05:24 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Does anyone know where to get low cost camber kits (less than $200) or know of a solution to adjust for negative camber? I already burned through a good set of tires by wearing them down only on the inside (lowered with 18" wheels)

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Old 06-09-2004, 05:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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to the forums.

Here's a link to a bunch of places (including Bav. Auto) that sell some great products that you can use.

Since tires are so expensive, you might want to spring for an extra $125 to $150 and get some brand name parts.

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i would much rather leave it as it is. tires are the price you pay for good handling.

my dad's talon does that all the time.
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You might want to get your suspension checked to make sure that nothing is bent and that your subframe bolts are tight.
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Nothing's wrong with the suspension or anything.
It's the damn design. My car does the same thing and it's really a waste to good tires.
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I have actually been told that the camber change isnt THAT severe and that whats causing the excessive wear is excessive toe in, which causes the tires to "scrub". Eccentric bushings will take care of that and in addition, if you want your tires to still last... go with the camber kit also...

doing all this will not make the car handle worse so i dont see why you should leave it...
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just a crazy idea, but i am assuming you checked your alingment(spelling?) recently?

if your going through tires like that on all your cars, it really sounds like a personal problem.

do u have bad luck w/cars?
or u & yo pop's out there playing @ that much and thats why u have jacked up tires.

WAIT! what kind of cars r u having this problem with? that will really help us all alot!
give us the info fo sho. . .

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