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Old 06-30-2010, 09:10 PM   #21
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Same setup on my car, but with all poly bushings and LCR race camber plates. Good camber plates are a big plus.
How hard is it to adjust the LCR camber plates? Is it something I could do in my driveway before/after racing?
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They are extremely easy to adjust. All you have to do is loosen the three upper strut mount retaining nuts. You don't even need to unweight the suspension.

But my personal opinion would be to set it and forget it. You can get a pretty "aggressive" alignment (read: autox oriented) and drive around on it every day, on soft tires, like the Dunlops with no adverse tire wear.
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I'll drive with my camber plates in +/- 2.5 degrees with no issue of premature wear on the streets. If you adjust the camber, you will impact the toe setting. I think thats a bigger factor in tire wear.
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...If you adjust the camber, you will impact the toe setting. I think thats a bigger factor in tire wear.
Bingo!
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I had no idea camber plates were such an important part for the Focus...I guess that will go along with the rest of my chassis stiffening project thats coming up.
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I had no idea camber plates were such an important part for the Focus.
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Even cars that are dropped 2+ inches won't have the camber you can get with plates.
I run -2 every day with the LCR plates.
Another benefit of the plates is getting both sides equal.
Most cars stock are lucky to have less than 0.25 variance between sides.
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it would be wonderful if i could even get my hands on some of the LCRs tho..
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So I am guessing the LCR Camber Plates are discontinued?

What other Camber Plates should I look for then?
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So I am guessing the LCR Camber Plates are discontinued?

What other Camber Plates should I look for then?
Try C-F-M
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Try C-F-M
They only have the cheap kits except for the one you have to run coil-overs with.
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