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Old 06-04-2013, 09:40 PM   #1
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Default What is the likelyhood something is bent in my front suspension?

EDIT: TL;DR......Is it normal to be able to get nearly -4 camber up front at 3.75 ride height?

I went and had the car realigned before we discovered our fix for the crank pulley didn't take, so I haven't had a real chance to evaluate the new settings.

I am running the car pretty low 3.75/4.2ish on 205/50/15 R888

Even though I'm running poverty VMaxx classics and FM sways, I wanted to go even more aggressive on the camber, closer to the 949 setup.

I told him to give me as much camber as he could up front and go .4 less in the rear, not expecting him to call me back and say he could get -3.8/-3.9 in the front.

So I went ahead and had him match the 949 setup. Car is on poly bushings and V8R upper control arms.

I guess I wasn't expecting to get that much camber even though I'm low?
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Run the car that low and you'll get all the camber you want, but it still won't handle right because you'll spend the entire time in the bumpstops. BTDT.
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Thats like club ricer low. The camber curve starts to get really steep at that point in the suspension travel. Raise it up. I was at 4.0/4.25 and I raised it back up to 4.5/4.75After the csp car was having trouble breaking axles at around that ride height and the AWR guys mentioned that it was because they were too low.
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Yeah, I'll admit a bit of negligence on my part. I didn't realize I had lowered it that much before the last track day (I ran out and measured right after I made the OP), since I had been using the cruddy fender lip measurement on my pulled fenders.

I'll raise it back up and have it realigned before the next track day. If I wasn't having to pony up to swap in a different motor thanks to the shitty crank 1.6, I'd just pull the trigger on the Big Grip Kit and be done with it.

These rates are so ******* soft.
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