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Old 01-13-2010, 05:39 PM   #1
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Default What's up with this Alignment? Fix needed?

I recently purchased new tires and noticed two weeks ago during a brake pad change that the inside shoulders of the rear tires are wearing heavily.

I'm running RCE yellows and the accompanying bumpstops, and I also added rear Whiteline endlinks after I bent the originals due to a flipped sway.

I waited a couple of weeks after the spring install for them to settle, and got the initial alignment done back in April '09. That alignment generated -1.3 LR and -1.7 RR. Took it to get an alignment today and the rears are showing the below:



What do I need to do here? Rear camber bolts? Does this look normal? I really don't want to have to buy 4 new tires after only a few months.

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What would make the rears like that? I have not been in any accidents. Granted I have bumped a pole only very slightly with my rear bumper, but that doesn't explain an extra degree of camber.
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Old 01-13-2010, 05:42 PM   #2
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The camber wouldn't be a problem if the toe was fine, but that's more camber in the rear than you probably want to run.
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Old 01-13-2010, 06:23 PM   #3
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Rear and front toe should be 0. What you have now is OK. It's that initial -1.09 deg that was burning out the edges.

The camber gain is due to the lowering springs. Rear camber bolts should solvve that little problem and let you balance it better.
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Web foot sti is right
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Old 11-08-2014, 11:40 PM   #5
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somebody who spent a few minutes could even out that rear camber without doing anything but loosening the bolts and pushing a lil bit
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Old 11-09-2014, 12:52 AM   #6
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I think the OP figured it out by now.


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