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Old 04-19-2009, 08:09 PM   #1
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Alignment w/ drop and no camber bolts

Well here's the story. I had bought SPC rear camber bolts about 2 months ago in anticipation of dropping my car (which I did yesterday). Problem is now, the bag with the bolts in them got misplaced; and I didn't put the bolts in. Should the shop be able to get the car back in spec w/o the bolts?


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maybe. the tech had to use mine and i know need fron tcamber plates too.
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I only have an 1.5" drop on my car though. Yours is 2" if I recall?
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yes it is, so you may get lucky. when i got it alinged i got 90 warenty on labor, so i just need to get the plates instaled and take it back in 90 days and they will do it for free.
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I shouldn't need the front plates. I'm just hoping I can get by without the bolts.
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I didn't need the bolts for mine when I lowered it. It was still within spec.
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My camber is -2.1 and I don't have any wear issues.
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I just don't like the road noise and it pulls to the right.
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I'm almost sure you have the same kit that I do and I did have to use camber bolts in the rear to get mine to align like it should .
But with the front I didn't need anything at all it was still with in specs for the shop to get it aligned.
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Will he be able to get them within spec? Quite possible, but the issue is that some "within spec" numbers are really bad for your car. -2.3 degrees of rear camber is within spec but it will wear the inside edge of your tires. To be safe and to reduce rear tire wear I advocate no more than -1.5 to -1.6 degrees. I doubt the car can meet this without the use of a camber correction devise (aka bolts).
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