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Old 04-30-2013, 02:16 AM   #1
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With all the lowered miatas, I haven't seen too many people tackle this problem. I know megan sells adjustables, but they are kind of pricey. This is what I did with mine, dirty, but it works, got it aligned within a decent range, so now I do not have mad camber wear.

btw, if you are planning on doing this, do not go off of that pic for reference, i filled/redrilled mine since, as it was too far on the positive camber side.
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I'm curious to know how much negative camber you consider to be "too much", and how much you had to lower the car to get there (including undersize wheel/tire OD, if applicable.)

For reasonable street ride heights using reasonably-sized tires, I have never seen a Miata have any difficulty in attaining -1.5 to -2.0 in the rear, which I consider to be an entirely appropriate range of camber.

For Miatas running rubber-band tires on 13" wheels which can't even drive over a particle of sand on a marble floor without scraping a framerail on it, I would have much greater concerns than the rear camber angle.
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Mine was probably at about -3 or -4 if I had to guess, with the camber all the way to the positive side. Stance GR+ coils, probably a bit lower than most around here. 15x8 running on 195/50/15s

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How about lifting that rice mobile up?
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What, the 205 tire was too expensive for you?
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ISC Racing offset Delrin bushing. You only need one on each side. They are normally used to increase camber in race cars but will reduce camber if oriented in the opposite manner. $59 each side for rear.
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I bought the wheels used, thats why they came with 195s
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