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Old 10-07-2003, 01:26 PM   #1
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autox alignment?

I am a rookie to the autocross. I have been racing in my region all season and I am leading the points, but I am always looking to improve. I am looking to get some idea's for an autox alignment on the factory SVTF. I will take any suggestions. Thanks, in advance.


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Old 03-14-2007, 11:06 PM   #2
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Someone help this guy, he's been waiting over 3yrs for an answer
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OK - so I've seen post-whoring (on the 430hp SVT thread), is this what they call post-mining?

I'm actually curious about the answer - I seem to have more outside-half wear on my tires that I'm using for AX, but can't really compromise my alignment for daily driving.
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Old 03-15-2007, 10:17 AM   #5
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I have no idea about an alignment specific for autocrossing... I know that if you ask whoever you get your alignment from to weight the driver seat it will help...
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You can run up to -2.5* of camber without any serious tire wear.

I'm running -2* and about 1/8th inch toe out front and rear... boy does it handle great.
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Good Lord...lets not wake up the dead.
This thread got lost a long time ago cause it was in the wrong forums...Moved...

But then again.
I'm running:
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Camber L/R: -1.5°
Total Toe: 0
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Camber L/R: -1.0° (that's all I can get without plates)
Total Toe: 0.15° to 0.2° (toe out)
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thanks for bringing this back from the dead. I was just wondering the same thing, actually. I hope some good info shows on this thread
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What are you using for camber plates up front??

I'm about ready to order up the LCR "street" plates within the next week.
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According to the rules...

You can set the suspension angles up as you see fit.

Here's the problem. If you are a stock SVT without front and rear camber plates about all you are going to get is 1 degree of negative camber in the front. The rear is not adjustable.

I agree with the previous post. For stock trim, dial in the full 1 degree of negative camber with a very slight toe in.

If you have the camber plates or intend to get them, I believe that puts you in a prepared class. So, be careful of that. Otherwise, I would go with Orange's recommendation.

However, if you run these dramatic tire angles all the time, you can expect some pretty dramatic tire wear in a short period of time (depending on how often and how hard you drive the car).

Good luck!
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