cant get this ***** aligned with the caster camber plates.

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  1. sn95 bullitt

    sn95 bullitt Well-Known Member

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    They say I need camber bolts to get it aligned right. I thought the the caster camber plates would put in back to the right specs.
     
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    go to another shop. you must have tards at your shop.
     
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    Those guys are retarded ...
     
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    sn95 bullitt Well-Known Member

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    I have to 3 alignment shops. One place said I needed tie rod ends to get it into spec (ford) and Big O says I need camber bolts. The camber plates are maxed out.
     
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    What numbers are you coming up with? Caster, camber, toe?
     
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    you could be maxing out the plates... mine are and i barly have it into the green. cheap summit plates were already on there...
     
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    Front left camber actual -1.9° spec -1.3° 0.3°
    Caster actual 4.1 spec 2.5 4.0
    Toe -0.8 spec 0.00 0.25

    Front right camber -1.4
    Caster 4.5
    Toe 0.33
     
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    You sure you don't have the CC plates in race mode? They won't go positive in race configuration.

    The MM plates are like that anyway.
     
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    what CC plates did you get?
     
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    J&M from LMR
     
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    you mounted them backwards...
     
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    sn95 bullitt Well-Known Member

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    Theres no way. Only go on one way.
     
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    On the MM, the smaller plates that the strut goes through can be swapped from left to right. The large plates are side specific. One combo is race, one is street. The race config does not go more than -1.x positive on camber.

    A lot of J&M stuff is very similar to MM, so check that.
     
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    Couldn't find a set of instructions on their website: http://www.hotpart.com/

    Maybe see if you can email or call someone.
     
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    ?? Got nothin'.


    Find a shop that deals with road race cars and see what they say. Shops that deal with normal cars are hit and miss. I wouldn't doubt if they just don't know.

    I've never seen not being able to dial in the alignment with CC plates of any kind.
     
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    You cant swap those plates from negative to positive like you can with the MM plates the design of those wont allow it. This is one reason why MM plates are the best on the market