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      08-11-2014, 12:05 PM   #1
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KW V3 Lowered, alignment out of spec...

So the car isn't feeling as planted in turns (old thread here)

It's at the shop today and there saying it's alignment is out of factory spec, since it's lowered and has KW V3's what should the alignment be?

Sorry I'm a noob hopefully the post is understandable
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I'd just go with 0 toe all around to start with... camber is all depended on you in the rear but I can't imagine you can do much with the front, probably maxed below -1.
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Set toe to as close to zero as you can get all around.

Rear camber: set to OEM specs

Front camber: It is fixed unless you pull the alignment pins. I recommend doing that and adjusting to max out negative camber. I am running at about 1 degree negative in the front.

No real tire wear issues (toe has much more to do with wear than camber). You do get a little more "tramlining" effect (where the car will want to follow ruts in the road) but it is not a big deal. This setup helps to reduce the cars natural understeer that is built in from the factory.
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