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Old 05-02-2014, 11:39 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by zxr250cc View Post
In one forum I was reading I saw suggestions for 0 to 0.04" toe out on front and 0 to 0.02" toe in on rear. What was never said was what tire wear was like.

I was worried about tire wear and camber but it seems toe in is more of a tire eater that camber, from what I have been reading.

So, I have been asking for comments from drivers who actually had even tire wear during the life of the tires. My target camber setting is 1 degree of camber, I think. Toe in and out are what I am needing advice about along with tire wear to allow my new tires to last more than 20 k miles and have the inside bald as can be and the outside half tread or more. Been there, seen that and don't want a repeat.

your target camber is whatever u got, because it not factory adjustable. anything upto -2 is not a problem any ways.

my preference is v.slight toe out in front. 1/8" max combined (as the bushings deflect to 0 under power)

for the rear i prefer 0.
remember that the car toes in under spring compression, so even groceries in the back will start to toe in slightly which is good for stability
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You can use camber bolts and/or camber shims in the rear to lessen the camber.......

Up front your stuck with what you've got unless you use camber plates or redrill the holes in the strut tower.
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I like zero toe for the front & 0.010 per side for the rear. I also have cfm's tubular arms & rear toe-links too.
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