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Old 01-01-2013, 06:57 PM   #1
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Installing my springs tomorrow

I'm lowering my car tomorrow finally...now it's going to be a 1.7 drop in front and 1.5 in back. Will I need caster camber plates!?
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Yes you will definetly need CC plates, you should also get an alignment soon after.
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Yes you will definetly need CC plates, you should also get an alignment soon after.
Yea I'm getting them aligned next week.. But this cc plate thing is ganna drive me crazy lol
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Yea, but if you want any tread life on your tires you gotta get them lol.
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I'm lowering my car tomorrow finally...now it's going to be a 1.7 drop in front and 1.5 in back. Will I need caster camber plates!?
You need them
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You should be able to get by with only camber bolts. It's a much cheaper option you may want to consider
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You should be able to get by with only camber bolts. It's a much cheaper option you may want to consider
Are they easy to install? And which one will save me the most tread life...camber bolts or re aligned tires
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Are they easy to install? And which one will save me the most tread life...camber bolts or re aligned tires
You will need camber bolts and an alignment. I was saying you may be able to use camber bolts instead of cc plates. An alignment will be necessary no matter what option you choose
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You will need camber bolts and a realignment. I was saying you may be able to use camber bolts instead of cc plates. An alignment will be necessary no matter what option you choose
Yea I was planning on realigning them ASAP. I already talked to the man and everything
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Well don't do it immediately. Give your springs a week or two to settle. Other wise your car will drop some more and mess up alignment. I'd say give ur springs atleast a week to settle but don't wait more than 2 weeks
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Well don't do it immediately. Give your springs a week or two to settle. Other wise your car will drop some more and mess up alignment. I'd say give ur springs atleast a week to settle but don't wait more than 2 weeks
Okay sounds good...should I wait for them to settle for the camber bolts as well?
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Eh I don't think you need them. Just get camber bolts and alignment.
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No, install bolts at the same time as springs. They should adjust the camber bolts for you when they align it.
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No, install bolts at the same time as springs. They should adjust the camber bolts for you when they align it.
Would it be bad if I didn't install the bolts when I put my springs on? Bc I need to order them. Or could I get the man to install the camber bolts as he re aligns it? And would it be wise to buy some from autozone? Sorry for all the questions
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Would it be bad if I didn't install the bolts when I put my springs on? Bc I need to order them. Or could I get the man to install the camber bolts as he re aligns it? And would it be wise to buy some from autozone? Sorry for all the questions
No you can install bolts whenever. You can have the mechanic install bolts when he aligns it. However it will likely cost extra money. Last time I was looking at camber bolts, pep boys sold some but they only gave you 1 degree of camber adjustment. The eibach bolts that AM sells give you an extra 1.75 degrees of adjustment. Idk about autozone ones but I would look at the amount of adjustment you get out of them. Eibach ones gave the most adjustment out of any that I saw
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No you can install bolts whenever. You can have the mechanic install bolts when he aligns it. However it will likely cost extra money. Last time I was looking at camber bolts, pep boys sold some but they only gave you 1 degree of camber adjustment. The eibach bolts that AM sells give you an extra 1.75 degrees of adjustment. Idk about autozone ones but I would look at the amount of adjustment you get out of them. Eibach ones gave the most adjustment out of any that I saw
Alright thank you for all your help man I appreciate it
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Where did you get your springs and how much?
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Where did you get your springs and how much?
Americanmuscle.com and for like 216 dollars including a sale and a 6 percent discount
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YouTube how to install camber bolts. It's literally so simple. Do it yourself to save money bro.
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YouTube how to install camber bolts. It's literally so simple. Do it yourself to save money bro.
Haha that's prolly what ima do.. Just scared that ima wait to long to put them on
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You can't really wait too long to put them in. Unless you align the car before you install them. You can always just get a second alignment as well. More money tho
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You can't really wait too long to put them in. Unless you align the car before you install them. You can always just get a second alignment as well. More money tho
Just ordered the eibach camber bolts...thanks guys

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You can't really wait too long to put them in. Unless you align the car before you install them. You can always just get a second alignment as well. More money tho
Just ordered the eibach camber bolts from am..thanks guys for all the help
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I wanna see pics when you're done, bud. Lol.
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I wanna see pics when you're done, bud. Lol.
Lol I will! Ima take a photoshoot
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Lol I will! Ima take a photoshoot
Sweeeet. I'm hoping to get another photoshoot in of my car soon. Maybe after I get the decklid on it.
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if you install CC plates at the same time as the springs you can save yourself time/hassle as its mostly the same type of thing to do the plates later on.

I HIGHLY recommend maximum motorsports 4 bolt CC plates, they require drilling a 4th hole FYI but are very nice parts. Sometimes cheaper CC plates wont allow for the alignment to go back to stock spec as well while the MM Version the top plate flips side to side for more adjustment as needed.

You will need something if its camber bolts or plates it wont align at all with a 1.7 drop.
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if you install CC plates at the same time as the springs you can save yourself time/hassle as its mostly the same type of thing to do the plates later on.

I HIGHLY recommend maximum motorsports 4 bolt CC plates, they require drilling a 4th hole FYI but are very nice parts. Sometimes cheaper CC plates wont allow for the alignment to go back to stock spec as well while the MM Version the top plate flips side to side for more adjustment as needed.

You will need something if its camber bolts or plates it wont align at all with a 1.7 drop.
Yea I ordered camber bolts today
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