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Old 01-22-2006, 06:55 PM   #1
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Default Bad camber... What to do? WITH ALIGN. SPECS

I'm lowered on KG/MM springs, and on my rear wheels, I got some camber issues. What can I do to fix it?



By the way, are the Tein Basic Coilovers any good? Swapping the lowering springs with Coilovers won't fix the camber issues, correct?
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Old 01-22-2006, 07:17 PM   #2
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SPW offers an offset cam bolt that helps with camber.
It only offers a few degrees of movement though.
Maybe give Jason T a PM and see if he has any ideas. Chances are he has something cost effective, and in stock.

As for swapping to the coilovers, negative camber is a side effect of the lowering. The best way to avoid serious camber issues is to either buy more adjustable pieces, or just not drop so aggressively.
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Old 01-22-2006, 07:25 PM   #3
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What are the issues having a negative camber? Bad alignment and/or ... ?
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Old 01-22-2006, 09:22 PM   #4
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buy camber kit.. that should solve the problem
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Old 01-22-2006, 09:40 PM   #5
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Our cars only utilize camber bolts, no? Unlike Hondas/Acuras that actually have a whole "kit" consisting of a bunch of pieces.
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Old 01-23-2006, 01:01 AM   #6
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i dont know.. i used to own a civic so im still learning about scoobies
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Old 01-23-2006, 09:49 AM   #7
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What are the issues having a negative camber? Bad alignment and/or ... ?
bad alignment = death to your tires, poor handling, poor braking
camber settings are a part of the overall alignment.
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Old 01-23-2006, 11:17 AM   #8
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try getting it aligned first. If it cant be fixed that way, then you'll need chamber bolts or plate or coilover (kidding, the bolt is good)
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But I've done alignment already. And it's like that. Do I need to do it again?

I did it at Advance @ Richmond. I've been told they know what they are doing?
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Old 01-23-2006, 12:57 PM   #10
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Try posting your current camber, toe, etc. from your last alignment. Then people can help you figure out how to best set it up for handling.
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I wish I could but I don't have the sheet anymore


A question though, lowering springs for STI and WRX are not interchangable right?
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Old 01-23-2006, 07:43 PM   #12
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I wish I could but I don't have the sheet anymore


A question though, lowering springs for STI and WRX are not interchangable right?

should be...
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Old 01-23-2006, 10:28 PM   #13
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Suspension experts correct me if I'm wrong but I think that the springs for WRX and STI applications are designed differently because of the different strut properties. I think to get a good even drop on either vehical, you would be in better shape to get the springs for your specific chassis.
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Old 01-23-2006, 11:01 PM   #14
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Yea, I thought they would be different since they have different applications for each. My brother bought these lowering springs from SR, and I guess he doesn't even know these people ordered STI springs for us.

I will try to get a hold of him and ask where he put the alignment specs. I'll keep you guys updated!!
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Old 01-24-2006, 01:27 AM   #15
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Default Alignment Sheet



Here it is!! Help! Is it bad?
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