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Old 08-06-2012, 04:28 AM   #1
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Hey guys,
Just out of curiosity I wouldn't mind seeing what everyone else is running there alignments at for there track only cars. Copy and paste below with ur specs:


Camber front:
Camber rear:

Toe front:
Toe rear:

Caster:

Suspension (ie coilovers):
Tires and size:

Any other info is great like aero, approx power etc.

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Old 08-06-2012, 06:39 AM   #2
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Ride height at pinchwelds F/R : 4"/4.5"

Camber front: -2
Camber rear:-2.5

Toe front: 0
Toe rear: 0

Caster: 4.5ish (max)

Suspension (ie coilovers): HKS hippermax
Tires and size: Donlop D03, 205,50,15

Any other info is great like aero, approx power etc.

No aero, 100rwhp downhill.
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Old 08-06-2012, 01:09 PM   #3
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Camber front: -2.0
Camber rear: -1.8

Toe front: 0
Toe rear: 0

Caster: Not 100% sure off the top of my head but it is maxed out ~5-6

Suspension (ie coilovers): Bilstiens with GC sleeves 550/350 at 12.5" F / 12.75" R
Tires and size: Hankook RS3s 225/45-15

No aero. Stock '99 motor.

Works really well IMO for the price. The 0 toe is great for wear, especially after you get the tires heat cycled.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:24 PM   #4
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Camber front: -2.8 (max)
Camber rear: -2.5

Toe front: 0
Toe rear: 0

Caster: 3.5

Suspension (ie coilovers): FCM 600/375
Tires and size: 225/45 RS3
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Old 08-06-2012, 06:01 PM   #5
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Camber front: -2.25
Camber rear:-2.25

Toe front:0
Toe rear:0

Caster: 5 (maxed)

Suspension (ie coilovers): Koni Sports with FM (Hate these)
Tires and size: 205/50-15 RA-1's

Any other info is great like aero, approx power etc.

No aero. 160hp with JRSC.
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These are the guidelines I followed when getting my car aligned. Extremely useful info!
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:33 PM   #8
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I gave them those numbers, ended up with

Camber front : 2.9
Camber rear : 2.4

Toe both : 0

Caster : can't remember

Car weighs approx 2400lbs with driver. Racing beat tubular race front sway bar, and some unknown red rear sway bar on full soft(assuming it's the 5/8" Racing Beat solid rear). 750/450 spring rates. The car is mostly neutral with this setup.
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Old 08-06-2012, 08:46 PM   #9
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I keep wondering why people try to do anything else. I used the specs for the taller ride height, and my car handled so predictably at the track it's like it was telling me what it was going to do before it happened.
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These are the guidelines I followed when getting my car aligned. Extremely useful info!
+1. We came to the same specs independently. Emilio knows what he's doing.
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I'm -1.8 all around, I'd like to get the fronts closer to -2.0 next time, and remove some caster cause I'm a weakling.
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Getting allignment today after installing prothane kit (what a Pain)

Going for the low ride height SuperMiata Race Alignment...
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:19 PM   #13
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Can someone explain to me why the street miata alignment has more toe than the race alignment? Does it help stability or does it somehow lower tyre wear?
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Toe in is for stability at highway cruising speeds. Helps make the car track straighter with less input.
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:47 PM   #15
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Lol @ anyone not running the National champion 949 alignment.
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I just go to west end and tell them to use emilio's recommended settings.
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The west end of what?
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The west end of what?
West End Alignment is a shop in SoCal that lots of people go to, including me. Darren and Chris are great.
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