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will a camber kit help?

Discussion in 'Racing and Driving Techniques' started by CRX2NR18, Jul 3, 2004.

  1. CRX2NR18

    CRX2NR18 Senior Member

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    my crx is lowered 3" and the best 60ft time i could get a 2.49, my buddy has an h22 hatch not lowered and getting 2.1 and 2.2 with rims like me, so if i got a camber kit would it help my time?
     
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    in a sense, yes. the camber kit will make your wheels more straight up and down || versus the way they most likely sit now / \ . this will allow for a better footprint, allowing for aharder launches with less wheelspin.
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Didn't someone on here say anything over a 3 inch drop needs a camber kit?

    Other benefits include your tires will wear evenly and much slower.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    You have a mini me, and are wondering why a H22 hatch is doing better 60' s?
     
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    CRX2NR18 Senior Member

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    yes because in a sense he should do worse due to the 90ft/lbs more tq. he s hould have a harder time getting traction
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    No, not really. It depends on if he can drive, just having torque doesn't mean you automatically spin your tires, it's called feathering.
     
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    dude screw the 60ft, get the camber kit. your tires will thank you.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    Toe in/out wears your tires, camber has very little wear factor.
     
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    yes, but if you don't have you camber in line, you can't properly adjust your toe, hence the need for a camber kit
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    I have a bent knuckle (on old car), and over 3 degree of negative camber, and the toe is adjusted perfect. I didn't wear the tires unevenly at all after a few thousand autobahn miles.
     
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    well maybe your car is the exception, but i know for a fact and experience that if your tires look like this / \ the inside of your tires will wear prematurely. its called negative camber, and its not the best for your tires.
     
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    xj0hnx I wanna be sedated VIP

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    I know what it's called, I know what it does, and I know my tires are not magical. I concede that maybe it will wear about .5-1 mm after a while, but the killer of tires is toe. If your toe is correct, camber can be more extreme and not wear nearly as bad.
     
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