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      09-15-2011, 09:13 PM   #1
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Difference in front end camber (-0.6 vs -1.0) something to worry about?

Got an alignment today. Everything was in spec except for the front end camber.

Car is lowered on Eibach pro kit, has the BMW performance dampers, and all other suspension components are stock. They were getting a reading of -0.6 on one side and -1.0 on the other (I forget which side was driver and passenger).

Is this something to worry about? Should I be hunting down the cause?

A quick google search makes this seem like a not so uncommon problem.
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nothing to worry about. when weight is loaded the difference is made up.
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nothing to worry about. when weight is loaded the difference is made up.
That's what I thought

So why am I not sitting in the car when getting an alignment? Would that be the proper way of doing one?

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the proper way would be loading the car with weight. my shop puts weights around the inside of the car.
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Now that you brought that up, I also have a question. My alignment was done by the dealership two months ago, and they said they couldn't seem to get the left rear camber to be like the right rear camber, here are the specs:

left rear camber: -2.4 degrees

right rear camber: -1.9 degrees

So that's about a -0.5 degree difference, but it's in the rear.....Is this still okay?
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my camber is also out a little FL -.90 FR -1.05 I also have the m front bits. The machine said I'm with in specs. I guess you can drill out the guide pin on the strut and adjust it.
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