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Old 02-20-2008, 11:35 PM   #1
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whats the lowest

was just curious if anyone could tell me whats the lowest i can drop my focus without haveing to mess with the camber any thoughts would be greatly appriciated


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Old 02-20-2008, 11:41 PM   #2
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I've heard it's 1.5ish.
The front is more forgiving than the rear. They make rear camber bolts that add an extra degree of adjustment in either direction. CFM, Steeda, and FocusSport have the bolts available for about $30.

I went ahead and picked them up, just in case.
Worth it in my opinion
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so if i wanted to go lower id need camber plates bolts etc?
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camber's worth it, your tires will HATE you lol
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so if i wanted to go lower id need camber plates bolts etc?
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Camber starts to change with any amount of drop. Naturally as the drop increases the more the negative camber is likely to increase. The whole idea is to keep negative camber in moderation as some negative camber is desirable. Every car is going to react a little differently to a drop and few start (before drop) with the same camber specs so its kinda like a crap shoot. Our rear camber started at -1.6* (before drop) and ended up at -1.9* or there abouts after the Eibach pro system (1.5" drop) installation. While still within spec we found this to cause inside edge tire wear even with adjusted toe specs. I'm now at -1.4* with toe-in at 0.10" and tire wear has been greatly reduced. I needed camber bolts to get to this camber spec. Next alignment I'm going to reduce the toe-in a little more.
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0.08" is the minimum in the rear right?
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0.08" is the minimum in the rear right?

Correct, that's the minimum allowable amount of rear toe-in for a non-SVT.
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i have 1.6 drop FR and have camber issues
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I have Sportlines on my car and have no issues what so ever. I had my car aligned to spec when I got the springs and have no uneven tire wear or anything.
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