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post #1 of 11 Old 18th May 2019, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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Just finished installing Dinan springs/Koni Yellows, Control arms.thrust arms and new tires, Went for alignment and front Camber is: Left:-0,1 degree, Right:-1.6 degree. Shop recommended SPC 72180 Camber plates. Any advise/thoughts? Alignment specs below
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You installed both of the Dinan top plates?

That's pretty far off so I'd suspect an installation error or significant damage to the vehicle.

The Ground Control camber plates are exceptional.

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You installed both of the Dinan top plates?

That's pretty far off so I'd suspect an installation error or significant damage to the vehicle.

The Ground Control camber plates are exceptional.
No plates. The car was aligned lat year before the upgrades and alignment was spot on. I guess installation error can be a factor. Any advise as to what to check? Thanks

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do you have old and current alignment print outs. both side look out of whack. I would check the hub for play and all the control arms, would be pretty cheap and ez to put in an lower control arm 1st before taking apart the struts to install bandaid camber plates before knowing what your issues are.
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do you have old and current alignment print outs. both side look out of whack. I would check the hub for play and all the control arms, would be pretty cheap and ez to put in an lower control arm 1st before taking apart the struts to install bandaid camber plates before knowing what your issues are.
I installed new lemforder control arms and thrust arms. I loaded the suspension before torquing frame side. Anything I could of missed? The bushings on the thrust arms were torn and I had slow speed rattles over bumps and steering wheel vibration when braking. All that has been gone and the front is tight. Just the camber numbers being off
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I would double check everything if installed correctly and the hub for play. the fact one side is little extra neg and other side it too positive camber, with lower springs. what are the caster reading are they pretty even?
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I would double check everything if installed correctly and the hub for play. the fact one side is little extra neg and other side it too positive camber, with lower springs. what are the caster reading are they pretty even?
left castor: 6.2 degrees
Right Castor: 6.3 degrees

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thats good, usually if caster is off then likely it was in an impact incident. I would double check the springs if they seated correctly and strut tube in the spindle.
more interested why the lf has almost no camber after lowering springs?
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I thought the Dinan kit came with fixed camber plates. I guess not.

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