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Old 02-08-2013, 08:53 AM   #1161
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:22 PM   #1162
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:27 PM   #1163
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Are you on ksports?
Im looking at getting ksports, they no longer come with adjustable camber plates. I was wondering if the spc camber/caster kit for the front gets a car lowered quite aggressively to within alignment specs. I am also assuming I will need adjustable rear arms. I also read on here somewhere that wheel spacers are needed. 15mm front and 20mm is one combination I read. Obviously depending on how low I go.

I want do lower my car quite aggressively but want to do it right and keep everything as close to spec as possible for alignment.

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Are you on ksports?
Im looking at getting ksports, they no longer come with adjustable camber plates. I was wondering if the spc camber/caster kit for the front gets a car lowered quite aggressively to within alignment specs. I am also assuming I will need adjustable rear arms. I also read on here somewhere that wheel spacers are needed. 15mm front and 20mm is one combination I read. Obviously depending on how low I go.

I want do lower my car quite aggressively but want to do it right and keep everything as close to spec as possible for alignment.

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I am on KSports.. They do NOT come with camber plates on them, and the spc camber kit won't work with KSports... Depending on how low you go though that might not be a problem. I had 2 degrees of camber on my car when I dropped it and that was enough for 17s.

Spacers also depend on how low you go, and what size/et/specs of your wheels.

You will need adjustable Toe Arms. I suggest Massives as I have them and they are great. With the alignment, the only thing you need to worry about is getting your Toe set to 0 Degrees. Camber won't wear your tires down unless you're around 5 degrees which I highly doubt you will be. Every time i've gotten my car aligned after being lowered, I have gotten the Toe specs to 0 at all 4 corners and never once had an issue with tire wear.
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I am on KSports.. They do NOT come with camber plates on them, and the spc camber kit won't work with KSports... Depending on how low you go though that might not be a problem. I had 2 degrees of camber on my car when I dropped it and that was enough for 17s.

Spacers also depend on how low you go, and what size/et/specs of your wheels.

You will need adjustable Toe Arms. I suggest Massives as I have them and they are great. With the alignment, the only thing you need to worry about is getting your Toe set to 0 Degrees. Camber won't wear your tires down unless you're around 5 degrees which I highly doubt you will be. Every time i've gotten my car aligned after being lowered, I have gotten the Toe specs to 0 at all 4 corners and never once had an issue with tire wear.
Thanks, That post was very helpful.
I just have the factory 215/45/17's and switch to 195/60/15's in the winter. I commute about 120 km a day to work. But rotate my tires every 10 000km or less.
You have the 06-07 ksport kit correct?
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Thanks, That post was very helpful.
I just have the factory 215/45/17's and switch to 195/60/15's in the winter. I commute about 120 km a day to work. But rotate my tires every 10 000km or less.
You have the 06-07 ksport kit correct?
Yes, I do... call Never Enough Auto in Michigan. They will hook you up.

How low do you plan on going? 205/40s will suit you much better if you're going really low.
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Yes, I do... call Never Enough Auto in Michigan. They will hook you up.

How low do you plan on going? 205/40s will suit you much better if you're going really low.
I want to eliminate the wheel gap but not too worried about tucking or anything.
2.5-3 inches most likely. I don't think I will go to 4 inches. I've been browsing through this thread to find 08-11's that are quite low. Its not really stated what set-ups everyone is using tho, or how low they are.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:56 PM   #1168
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how many inches would you say this is lowered?
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