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Old 07-12-2012, 09:57 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by Kohrs93 View Post
My car is lowered on H&R red race springs with koni adjustable struts. I had the dealer throw in an alignment when I bought the car. Just had it done last Friday and they said they couldn't get camber anywhere near spec.
I'm not surprised since both front and rear camber isn't adjustable unless aftermarket camber plates are fitted at the front and either bolts or adjustable arms are fitted to the rear.

If you do a search you'll find the combination of too much toe combined with excess camber = death for tires especially at the rear. I had that happen on one rear tire prior to fitting adjustable control arms. So you can compensate to a degree by getting closer to zero toe.

But honestly I'd think long term fitting some kind of camber adjustment device is a better way to go.
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