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Old 05-26-2011, 02:10 PM   #21
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You must have been under a rock, this idiocy has been going on for a while now.
Hell, even back in the days of big body kits and whatnot there was this idea of "the more negative camber, the better". Although it has now been taken to a level of total absurdity.
I guess so.
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Old 05-26-2011, 06:46 PM   #22
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Easy pal, I'm only at -2.5/-3
I meant the VW guys. They love the broken look above all else.
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There's a latest gen Civic Si around here like that. Can't even get his car into some of the parking lots because it's so flush and instead parks in the grass. Wheels are bright orange as well. Dude's ballin.
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that looks so absurd...dont even know where to start. id like to know what on earth possesses someone to do that to a perfectly good car.
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When clubroadster has a "dumb wheel fitment thread" you know it's going to be nuts: http://clubroadster.net/vb_forum/showthread.php?t=33982

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Apparently they are custom building their suspension, just for the purpose of having -30 degrees camber? These guys make the "I'm going to purposely rust my car out" guys look brilliant.
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They don't talk about MPG's, they talk about MPT's- Miles per tire. I'm thinking this guy gets like 10 maybe.
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All that effort for negative gain. Why?
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Old 05-28-2011, 11:33 AM   #28
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I pity their CV joints
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I'd enjoy seeing a photo of the actual contact patch. Have the car drive onto a plexi cube or something and shoot from below. It can't be much more than a quarter.
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I'd pay $50 to see somebody take one of those cars into an alignment shop, complaining about a slightly loose feeling on the highway.
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Reminds me of this

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All that effort for negative gain. Why?
because they are extremely unintelligent and illogical
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All that effort for negative gain. Why?
FWIW It started as what just happens naturally on a bagged car pancaked in a parking lot or at a show. Then someone thought "I want that look while I'm driving", it just got stupider and stupider from there.
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I've been seeing this progressively get worse for years. Not a fan, at all.
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