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Old 09-10-2010, 01:56 PM   #26
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Awesome sticky since just doing my inner and outer tierods my alignment is so off.
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Old 01-25-2011, 02:00 PM   #27
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Anyone know of a good way to measure caster?
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Old 01-25-2011, 04:02 PM   #28
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Anyone know of a good way to measure caster?
With a macstrut suspension, the angle of the strut relative to vertical is the caster angle. Put a magnetic digital level on the side of your strut tube. It'll likely measure around 84* on your car (meaning 90-84 = 6* of caster).
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Old 03-22-2011, 12:45 AM   #29
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Thanks! Helped alot.
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Old 08-25-2011, 02:23 AM   #30
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awesome write up, will use this in the future!
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Old 11-06-2011, 09:08 PM   #31
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My car has a 4 inch lift by SJR and the rear wheels now have too much camber,,,is there any way to adjust camber on the rear with a lift kit on it? also the car pulls to the right, and I am wondering more about the diy approach to that one...Thanks~
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Old 12-14-2011, 12:39 PM   #32
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Aloha Guys! I recently bought a 2004 sti with a recon title and have been fixing it up. I took it in for alignment and found that the rear driver side was off, causing a slight occasional pull to the left. THe tech couldn't adjust the rear because of the stock tophats. Should I buy coil overs that are adjustable or just rear camber plates? Thanks for your help!
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Old 12-14-2011, 06:15 PM   #33
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My car has a 4 inch lift by SJR and the rear wheels now have too much camber,,,is there any way to adjust camber on the rear with a lift kit on it? also the car pulls to the right, and I am wondering more about the diy approach to that one...Thanks~
Try camber bolts? Assuming you're a gd chassis.

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Aloha Guys! I recently bought a 2004 sti with a recon title and have been fixing it up. I took it in for alignment and found that the rear driver side was off, causing a slight occasional pull to the left. THe tech couldn't adjust the rear because of the stock tophats. Should I buy coil overs that are adjustable or just rear camber plates? Thanks for your help!
What was off? The camber? Toe?

I reccommend coilovers (stance, bc, etc) that come w/ rear camber plates, it makes adjusting them easy as hell compared to camber bolts (which requires taking the wheels on/off)
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Old 05-17-2012, 06:48 PM   #34
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Old 12-20-2012, 01:58 AM   #35
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Old 02-10-2013, 12:25 PM   #36
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Does anybody happen to know the length of an OEM 2003 wrx sedan trailing arm? My searching only finds wagon posts.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:34 AM   #37
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Old 09-18-2013, 06:23 PM   #38
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thats right, the shop i went too did my camber wrong had to adjust it myself
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Old 04-12-2014, 03:25 AM   #39
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thank you, going to give it a try. my cousin pays about $75 every couple of months to get
an alignment because of all his mods. maybe i'll charge him $50
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Old 06-10-2014, 11:10 AM   #40
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would not having the front end properly aligned cause the steering wheel to shutter while braking? It will not shutter at lower speeds but at 78 and above it shutters...
I just put on new 4 Calipers, pads, and rotors... sooo


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