Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!
|Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.
We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!
Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!
front camber question
Posted 30 April 2009 - 11:58 PM
Posted 01 May 2009 - 07:02 AM
Posted 01 May 2009 - 10:27 AM
any time you lift without correction you'll get positive camber.
you'll need to make the stud hole in the strut tower larger.
Posted 01 May 2009 - 02:58 PM
Posted 01 May 2009 - 03:21 PM
A cam plate would be kinda silly at this point since you have to drop below the stock mounting anyways. Plus I wouldn't want to modify that solid unibody mounting point on a car with the stress of a lift on it.
You just need to be sure that the new upper mounting point of the strut is directly inboard from the stock mounting point at a 15* angle. If the strut towers supplied are incorrect in their angles, that is your problem. I've seen a few cars that required different angles, so 15* is just kinda the average "magic number". You may need to go a hair more, depending on your car.
You may also want to check if you have the adjustable front struts. If you do, and they are adjusted all the way up; you can probably get your camber back to acceptable by adjusting the strut lift nuts back down. Or set something really heavy on the hood.
Edited by 3eyedwagon, 01 May 2009 - 03:30 PM.
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users