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Camber Kit

Discussion in 'Wheels / Suspension / Tires / Brakes' started by VTECPOWER, Dec 26, 2004.

  1. VTECPOWER

    VTECPOWER Senior Member

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    I recently lowered my EK using tein s tech springs, which is about 1.9" front and 1.7" rear of a drop, i know i need a camber kit now and am not sure what kind to buy, does anyone have recomendations on a camber kit? or know where i could get one that isnt too expencive?
     
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    Skunk2 Camber Kit... Camber Plates if you want to go crazy.
     
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    skunk 2 for the front? as in control arms?
    what about for the rear?
     
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    One of my friends bought Omni's from kteller.com and they are holding up pretty well. Not a bad price tag either.
     
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    Skunk2 has them for the rear also.
     
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    you don't need a camber kit. some negative camber is good. your drop is hardly substantial.
     
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    sol just to ask if i am going with a 1.5 inch drop i don't need a camber kit? just get a wheel alignment and it is over with?
     
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    my wheels are angled in a little bit, and i noticed extra wear on the inside of the tires in the rear, so i think that i do need a rear camber kit
     
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    what does everyone think? should i take some pics tomarrow and post them to see your opinions if i need a camber kit? or what?
     
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    IMO, a little tire wear is worth the control benefits.
     
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    3 of the 4 tires are fine, one is bowed out a little extra, maybe if u saw it you would understand more about from where i am coming from, 3 of the tires are angled a tiny bit, but one of them is angled out quite a bit more than the other 3
     
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    you just use washers and longer bolts in the rear
     
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    sounds like you have issues besides camber here.

    check your bushings on that wheel, as well as the toe angle. toe will eat a tire up 5x faster than camber will.
     
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    Camber kits are lame... you don't even need one with that much drop anyways.
     
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    sounds like you have issues besides camber here.

    check your bushings on that wheel, as well as the toe angle. toe will eat a tire up 5x faster than camber will.


    how do i check these things?
     
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    by yourself, its pretty hard.

    i'd bring it to a shop and have a full alignment done on it
     
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    aight, thanks, how much do u think a full alignment will run me?
     
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    i called a local place where i know one of the owners, and he's gonna take a look at it and tell me what i need, a full alignment willl run me $59.99 and front only will be $39.99, hopefully i wont need a camber kit and they can fix it there
     
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    If you want to adjust your camber, you'll need a camber kit. You can't change the camber settings on the stock suspension of a 97 Civic. With the tiny sidewalls on your 17 inch wheels and tires, I would definitely go with a camber kit so you're not buying new tires all the time.
     
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