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      06-11-2014, 06:24 PM   #1
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Finally Sittin' Flush!!!

Added a 12MM spacer to my E90 LCI, front wheels were 19x8.5 et 35, so took that down to ET23, sits nice and flush, have to roll fenders this week but very happy with the outcome.. Is there any way to get some camber in the front so it won't rub?? Any suggestions for that would be great!


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removing alignment pins should get you around -0.5, m3 bits which nets u around -0.7, of course camber plates which gives you a lot more room.
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OH WOW!!!!!....gorgeous.
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for more camber like said above and camber plates will give you a choice of how much camber you want
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removing alignment pins should get you around -0.5, m3 bits which nets u around -0.7, of course camber plates which gives you a lot more room.
I thought removing front camber pin was supposed to get you up to -1? I got to -.91 by removing mines. And M3 Front arms and stuff are supposed to be up to -1.5.
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I thought removing front camber pin was supposed to get you up to -1? I got to -.91 by removing mines. And M3 Front arms and stuff are supposed to be up to -1.5.
you can get -0.5 without removing the pins and removing the pins you get another -0.5 thus its -1.
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      06-12-2014, 12:15 AM   #12
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I have the same wheel specs as you and running a 12mm spacer. No need to roll fenders. I pulled the camber pin and knocked the top mount as much as it could go with a hammer and large flat head. I got the camber to -1.2.
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removing alignment pins should get you around -0.5, m3 bits which nets u around -0.7, of course camber plates which gives you a lot more room.
Exactly what pin would I remove? I have allighned my e92 myself where I work and didn't realize I could adjust the front camber at all. A pic would be great. Thanks.
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this is a diy for a 1series but it's technically the same http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=218440
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What suspension are you running? Best to just get some camber tops to have the greater adjustability.
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So should i remove the pins and then get an alignment and ask that they try to get as much negative camber as possible?? Just want the shop to know what they are supposed to do.. Thanks!!
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So should i remove the pins and then get an alignment and ask that they try to get as much negative camber as possible?? Just want the shop to know what they are supposed to do.. Thanks!!
Most alignment shops know this trick for bmw's or atleast the ones where I live do. If you look at the top of your strut there's 3 bolts and nuts that mount to your car. There will be a 4th little round silver hex key screw next to one of them. It's not screwed in its just wedged into a hole. You can get it with a hex key or vise grips and twist it out. Then loosen the 3 mounting nuts and slide your strut towards your motor. Should get around -1 to -1.2 out of it.
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Most alignment shops know this trick for bmw's or atleast the ones where I live do. If you look at the top of your strut there's 3 bolts and nuts that mount to your car. There will be a 4th little round silver hex key screw next to one of them. It's not screwed in its just wedged into a hole. You can get it with a hex key or vise grips and twist it out. Then loosen the 3 mounting nuts and slide your strut towards your motor. Should get around -1 to -1.2 out of it.
Cool deal, i was just curious, i will remove the pin and push them in, but do i let the shop know i want the negative camber?? And they will make both sides even for me?

Thanks, and sorry for being stupid just want both sides to be even lol...
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You'll never know how to do anything until you ask man it's all good. Yeah just tell them you want your front camber maxed and even. Say front otherwise they will max out your camber on all 4 corners unless you want that.
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^ What he said, any shop that works with BMW's will know how to do this.
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^ What he said, any shop that works with BMW's will know how to do this.
Yea i called my local shop they said not a problem, and they have done a bunch. Gonna get it done Monday!
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