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      03-02-2013, 01:10 AM   #1
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Need some alignment gurus!

What alignment specs would you guys suggest, I do a bit of spirited driving and a bit of Straight line drag racing and car is my daily driver.

I was thinking something like this, what is your opinion? I don't think I can put it to factory with all my suspension upgrades lol!! Who would want factory anyway!

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Camber: -1.2 or -1.4
Toe: 0

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Camber: -1.5 or 2.0
Toe: .20 total toe in
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PM you the settings already...I think.
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PM you the settings already...I think.
Harold, can you PM me those again!
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Sent again!

It was sent to you on March 2 originally.
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Sent again!

It was sent to you on March 2 originally.
I deleted my inbox that is where it went lol!!
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Send them to me to please!
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May I get one too? I need another alignment soon
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Hi Harold,
Do you know if the standard strut tower reinforcement bar can be used with the adjustable strut tower adjustable camber plates? I'm building up a basic E-46 sedan racer for CASC-OR Time Attack and BMW club racing. Coilovers are not allowed under the rules without attracting PIP's that affect your class. Thanks TomB in Ontario, Canada
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Hi Harold,
Do you know if the standard strut tower reinforcement bar can be used with the adjustable strut tower adjustable camber plates? I'm building up a basic E-46 sedan racer for CASC-OR Time Attack and BMW club racing. Coilovers are not allowed under the rules without attracting PIP's that affect your class. Thanks TomB in Ontario, Canada
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http://www.hpashop.com/Rogue-Enginee...ce-e36-e46.htm
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For a car that sees mostly street driving, and a little drag racing, I wouldn't do zero toe.

Front:
-0.7 to -1.2 camber
1/16" toe-in

Rear:
-0.5 to -1 camber
1/32" toe-in.
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Sent again!

It was sent to you on March 2 originally.
could you forward me these alignment specs? also maybe a recommendation for a lowered car friendly alignment shop in SB? Planning on getting an alignment done once I do a fluid flush and front pad change.
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Seems a lot of people want these so here they are, don't know if Harold took in account my mods or not.

Harold@HPAutowerks suggested the following alignment specs.

Front camber: (-1.4)
Front toe: (0.06 total)

Rear camber: (-1.5)
Rear Toe: (.18 total)[/quote]
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could you forward me these alignment specs? also maybe a recommendation for a lowered car friendly alignment shop in SB? Planning on getting an alignment done once I do a fluid flush and front pad change.
If you want to go through our shop, we can get the car properly aligned for you. We do the alignment the old school way at the shop or sublet for a laser sensor type alignment and hand you a printout of your specs. Most people will choose the later so there is something to reference to.
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Seems a lot of people want these so here they are, don't know if Harold took in account my mods or not.

Harold@HPAutowerks suggested the following alignment specs.

Front camber: (-1.4)
Front toe: (0.06 total)

Rear camber: (-1.5)
Rear Toe: (.18 total)
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seems very close to factory, no?

-1.4 is all you can get up front with your setup?
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seems very close to factory, no?

-1.4 is all you can get up front with your setup?[/quote]I could get alot more
Due to camber plates.
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