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For those of you with lowering springs and/or coils, what camber do you have set on the front and rear?
 

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Yeah, that’s what I’m asking about since not everyone tends to have their camber set at 0 all around. It wouldn’t be possible with adjustable parts.
 

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F: -1.5 degrees
R: -2.5 degrees
Caster: 6.5 degrees
Toe: .08

Those are agressive settings though that I got from @arathol .

My alignment guy evened the camber a little and used the toe in so that my tires tread will wear evenly.

Shout out to John at Valley Pacific Frame & Suspension. :)
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F: -1.5 degrees
R: -2.5 degrees
Caster: 6.5 degrees
Toe: .08
You got the F/R reversed. You should have more camber in the front.......


Front toe............0 .05° left and right
Front camber....-2.5° both sides
Caster.................6.5° both sides
Rear toe.............0.08° both sides
Rear camber.....-1.5° both sides


FYI, these numbers are not achievable unless you install parts to provide adjustment range outside of what is available from the factory.
 

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Thanks.. I was going off of my memory.. which obviously isn't very good.
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My front camber is at -1.5. My rear camber is at -2.0.

Should I dial back my rear camber to -1.5 and increase my front camber?
 

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What you want to achieve with so much negative camber? Front should be more negative than rear, that's a general rule, but I would not recommend more than -2.0F for a daily driven car.
 

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That’s the resulting camber from the lowering springs.
 

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What you want to achieve with so much negative camber? Front should be more negative than rear, that's a general rule, but I would not recommend more than -2.0F for a daily driven car.
I think that depends on how you drive your daily driver. Just commuting or going to the grocery store, no you don't need that much. However, if you like to push it some, a couple extra degrees is not a bad thing, especially in the front.
 

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Get some front camber bolts and add some neg camber up front.

You will need adjustable toe and camber arms for the rear. I have the Megan Racing kit, which I think is pretty good for our rides. I destroyed the helm joints that were in the JBR camber arms that I had on originally.. not really a DD product.
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I have camber bolts up front that I’ll adjust this weekend. As for the rear, I’ve been looking at either the Megan Racing or Godspeed. Leaning more toward Godspeed due to the color. All my auxiliary colors for mods have mainly been red.
 

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Not a huge Godspeed fan, but their stuff does look cool.

Installation of the toe arms is easy. The camber arms require some doing though.. some Advil and a lot of beer helps.
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I thought about the Godspeeds too, they do looks nice.
I'm only slightly lowered on RB springs, but I ordered some rear camber arms anyway... They refunded my purchase however when they realized they were out of stock. I'm just going to take that as fate telling me I don't need them yet lol

I'll try ordering them again if I ever go lower on Eibachs or H&R springs. I'll keep in mind the F & R camber settings when I do.
 

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I'd steer clear of Godspeed. They don't have a real good reputation for quality.
The MR parts seem pretty solid. I'd rather have parts that work than parts that look pretty. You can't really see them anyhow, what difference does it make what color they are?
FWIW, the MR parts are available all day every day on ebay...
 

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I'd steer clear of Godspeed. They don't have a real good reputation for quality.
The MR parts seem pretty solid. I'd rather have parts that work than parts that look pretty. You can't really see them anyhow, what difference does it make what color they are?
FWIW, the MR parts are available all day every day on ebay...
What about the TruHarts? They just don’t make a toe arm kit.
 

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Not a huge Godspeed fan, but their stuff does look cool.

Installation of the toe arms is easy. The camber arms require some doing though.. some Advil and a lot of beer helps.
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Yeah, I’ve heard about the difficulty of getting those camber arms on and off.
 

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I'd steer clear of Godspeed. They don't have a real good reputation for quality.
The MR parts seem pretty solid. I'd rather have parts that work than parts that look pretty. You can't really see them anyhow, what difference does it make what color they are?
FWIW, the MR parts are available all day every day on ebay...
Yep, MR was what I ordered, from one of the many sellers in eBay. And the one I picked happened to be out of stock.. even though it showed that they weren't.
Took that as a sign I'm not supposed to get them yet lol
 

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My first ebay supplier was out of stock too. I searched by part number and found an obscure listing on ebay that had a set available.

The same part # works on a few different models.
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