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Old 02-24-2006, 01:26 PM   #8
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The SVT kit can be had for as low as 245.00 if you look around a little. You didn't mention if the tire wear problem was with front or rear tires. Rear tire inside wear is the biggest complaint because the camber doesn't have much adjustment latitude and Ford knows this. They have a fix, shorter upper control arms but these are pricey. A cheaper fix for the rear are camber bolts at about 25 to 30 bucks a pair. Don't overlook toe settings as well. Moderate toe in and camber can really chew up tires quickly. Your alignment tech should be able to tell you which setting (toe or camber) is maxed out or he can't get into spec. If he can't tell you go somewhere else. Ford's specs are very broad and being at the outer "allowed" limits for camber will cause tire wear.
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