My car is about 4.5cm lower with King springs and GT shocks (forget which brand) and I have no trouble with tire wear. What does a camber kit do thats so different? Does it take away the lean when cornering because if it does I think I want one!
When you lower the front end, the tyres have an increased angle or chamber relative to the road. Its like you see on a mega dumped v8 super car. The tyres are on about a 20 degree angle by the looks of them. The tyre tends to make most of it contact to the road on the inside of the tyre, making it wear alot quicker then the rest of it, or "scrub". In order to correct this, washers are put in place to correct the harsh angle, and make more of the tyre contact the road instead of all the pressure on the inside tread, hence the tyre wearing alot more evenly, and last alot longer.
1993 ED Futura
I6, 5sp Factory Manual , Wade 1636, Pacemaker PH4480s, HF Cat, Cat-Back 2 1/2" Mandrel Bent Lukey Zorst, Car-puter, XR Front and AUII Clear Side Indicators.
You rarely need a camber kit as such.
A camber kit is simply a set of upper control arm brackets with polyurethane bushes and a handful of shims.
The same thing can be achieved with the standard bushes and a handful of shims.
Of course an advantage with the camber kit is the poly bushes.
The other method is the ratchet type bushes which I find to be very flawed, and certainly don't recommend.
4L I6, naturally aspirated producing 173.5rwkw.
14.410 @ 96.49mph with street radials.
What's that?..... Did I hear you say TQE power?
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