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Old 01-19-2018, 03:22 PM
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What alignment setup is everyone using now for sporty dailys?
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Nothing crazy.


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I run

Camber -1.8 all around

Toe 0 all around

Caster 4.5

I occasionally drive aggressively, but for the most part i just drive "normally" and get even wear across the tire.

When I drove like an insane person ALL the time, I was running

camber -3.4 f and -2.8 r
toe- tiny tiny bit toe out front, and tiny bit toe in rear
caster 7.5

I had great temps across the tire, but did not get even wear. 8k-10k miles out of re71rs.
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949 Racing's Street Alignment.
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Thanks for the replies y'all! Also, Concealer, that seems like an awful lot of camber for a daily, or am I wrong?
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Tires are cheap. But i don't daily my car, so maybe.

Knowing what that feels like, i wouldn't look to change anything if i did, though.
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Nevermind... street car problems. Not sure why this thread exists.
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I have FM's recommended alignment:

Front
Caster: 5.0 degrees
Camber: 1.0 degrees negative
Toe-in: 1/16", 0.15 or 9 arcminutes total (1/32", 0.075 or 4.5 minutes per side)

Rear
Camber: 1.5 degrees negative
Toe-in: 1/16", 0.15 or 9 arcminutes total (1/32", 0.075 or 4.5 minutes per side)

But that's because the last time I got an alignment was in 2012 right after I bought their suspension and sway bars. Next time I think I'm putting the stock rear sway back on and doing 949's street alignment. That said, tire wear has been good, except for a bit of scrubbing on the outer front tires when running on the track. The thing is a little tail-happy at the same time.
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This is interesting because I would think that 949's street/track alignment would be more popular than their regular street alignment.

Is anyone running the street/track alignment without ELBJs? Is it even possible on an NA?
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Originally Posted by Liquidog View Post
This is interesting because I would think that 949's street/track alignment would be more popular than their regular street alignment.

Is anyone running the street/track alignment without ELBJs? Is it even possible on an NA?
I hit the numbers on my picture with stock stuff, just with a little less caster.

Can't speak to NA, though.
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949's dual duty here on NA
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Originally Posted by Liquidog View Post
This is interesting because I would think that 949's street/track alignment would be more popular than their regular street alignment.

Is anyone running the street/track alignment without ELBJs? Is it even possible on an NA?
I'm on 949's dual duty on my NA with stock, albiet newish upper and lower ball joints.

Feels much better than the FM alignment I was running before.
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my "streetable" NA track car has 3.0 F / 2.5 R Camber, 6.5 caster and just a touch of toe in the rear (on NB subframe/control arms)

my bros inbetween car has the same but 2.5 F / 2.0 R camber.

my father street car as 2.2 F/ 1.8 R and a little less caster.

None are daily driven and the tires have never shown uneven wear.
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Running 949's dual duty
short trip daily driver
So far it handles great and fairly even tire wear.
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Good to know that people are running the dual duty with stock ball joints. That is probably what I will go with.
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Running the 949 street alignment with an extra .6 degrees camber front and rear. Stock ball joints on an NA.
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