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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-24-04, 06:53 AM Thread Starter
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new wheels & camber

hey, just need some advice. got an ed fairmont, sittin on 15" stockies and superlows. considering getting 17" wheels (since i need new tyres soon anyway). my query is, currently im getting serious outside tyre wear on my fronts, and my wheel alignment is out crazy (if i let go of the steering wheel for longer than 3 seconds ill end up in a house lol). so, was wondering wether a camber kit is necessary, as i've heard a wheel alignment MAY fix this problem. how true this is, im not sure. also, if i do need a camber kit, are the ford ones any good (apparently going for like 120 or something). i also hear that they are no good for 17"s... only designed for ford stock 15" or whatever. again, not sure how true this is. can anyone shead some light on this issue for me? what should i do?

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Re: new wheels & camber

I have a K-Mac adjustable kit on my AU, make sure what ever you get is not setup my some average tyer joint monkey.

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holy shite- its essestial to install a camber kit when you lower a car and get urself a good wheel alignment too, try pedders, $50 for wheel alignment but they know how to align lowered cars PROPERLEY!
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Re: new wheels & camber

Even if you dont put the bigger wheels on, put in a castor/camber kit.
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