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Old 10-15-2009, 04:27 PM   #93
WD40
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That's some great camber up front!
I run mine at -2.25, and it's a HUGE improvement over the non adjustable factory setup of -1 give or take.

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Originally Posted by wrc_fan View Post
I think I need to pick up the gear needed for doing my own alignments though. I think I can get better results then the guys at the particular shop I go to.
I've done all my alignments at home for several years now.
It's nice to have the expensive tools, but I get by with a couple 1X4 jigs I made for toe measurements, and for camber it's a 24" level and 1/32" scale.
I also use a string line a couple times a season just to make sure the side to side (SAI?) settings are matching up.

So far, so good.
I've had the alignment checked a couple times (at a shop I can trust) to verify my work,
and both times the settings were right on the money where I wanted em, so I just save my money now.

Hint:
A level floor is a big help, especially for getting the camber the same side to side.
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