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      01-24-2011, 10:30 PM   #1
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Help! Increased tire wear.

I recently got some coil overs installed and i noticed that there is premature tire wear in the rears on the inside. I dont track the car or anything like that. I've already gotten an alignment and balanced the wheels. So I'm guessing i need a camber kit right? what is the difference between the camber plates and camber links? which kit should i get? any other suggestions to keep my tires from wearing out so fast?

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Alignment shop asap, common misconception about camber feathering out tires.. its youre toe thats out of wack. After ride height is altered your camber and toe are effected.
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      01-24-2011, 11:56 PM   #3
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So I wont be needing a camber kit? Just another alignment?
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Nope, theres toe and camber adjust in the rear, front camber should still be within tolerance and plenty of toe correction to offset and changes.
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Sorry I'm new to this kind of stuff. So I will only need a camber adjustment kit in the rear then an alignment ?
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you dont need a camber kit. just get a good alignment.
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no worries, youll need to buy nothing
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Lol. Okay thanks for the help guys.
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Did you get the alignment done? And has it worked?

I am experiencing similar with mine and would like to have it looked at.
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I would recommend getting the toe checked as well. Too much toe out is most likely your problem.

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Nice, did your car pull slightly to the right?
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-2 camber is the rear is a lot and probably why the insides of the tires wear fast. i have oem suspension with oem RFTs and my inside of my rear tires are shot after 10k with 7k of that after an alignment at BMW. I wonder if they can increase the rear camber for less wear?? I dont want to have to deal with that with my next tires :/
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Nice, did your car pull slightly to the right?
yes but sometimes it would pull to the left.

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-2 camber is the rear is a lot and probably why the insides of the tires wear fast. i have oem suspension with oem RFTs and my inside of my rear tires are shot after 10k with 7k of that after an alignment at BMW. I wonder if they can increase the rear camber for less wear?? I dont want to have to deal with that with my next tires :/
i wonder if that's possible also.
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