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Old 11-03-2009, 03:19 PM   #1
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Oh my God

This guy is serious.

Posted here..starts at the bottom of page 1: TUCKED MIATA!!!!!

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Lets see....you have too much camber your car is too low to be agressive on the street and theres no benefit to being that low over not being that low, if anything it handles worse now because you threw the whole suspension geometry off.

oh and try fitting on slightly larger tires and fixing the camber...won't work for ya.

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The camber I can see which is easily fixed. But how do you know it handles worse now? Last time, I was down where he leaves the roads were pretty good.

Depending on spring rates, most miatas need to run positive camber in the rear to put down the most tire...I run 1* POSITIVE and my tires still wear more on the inside because the car squats when youre accelerating nad puts down all the rubber (in my case not enough)....so with your estimated 4-5* negative camber, how much rubber are you putting down? That's why it's useless.

Camber isn't always so easily fixed...if he even gets his camber to 0*, he will probbably be rubbing over bumps (and dont tell me theres no bumps where he lives), but regardless, being that low you can't put down the right alignment and you are sacraficing grip, making the car handle worse. He can get smaller wheels and tires, at which point the car will drop even lower and most likely be totally undrivable on the roads.
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OMFG.

It would be one thing if he was talking about just drag racing...but he actually mentions handling, unbelievable.
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I run -2.x to -2 front to back, no wonder I'm slow.
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Ohhhh going in to stir the pot

edit: I put those on last night haha corpus christi ftw...thanks for the bilsteins
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check out my reply...baiting
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That's a beauty! Well done.
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wow, someone has never heard of body roll...
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hell that picture above is with 550/300 lb springs on a very slow 360* sleeper....
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Did you see more traction with positive camber? haha
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Mazda-speed.com at it's finest...
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Did you see more traction with positive camber? haha

yeah, look at the rear tire lift off the ground completely....with my torsen, that's like 90% less traction!
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Oh hey guyzz I changed my camber to all positive and take sharp corners at 1000mph now
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Quite possibly the dumbest **** I've ever heard.
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