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Old 04-16-2010, 05:16 PM   #1
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Negative camber/toe question

Hey guys, so I decided to order a set of 275/30/19 Yokohama Advan AD08 tires, if I had a m3 I would only need to roll my fenders to fit these... Anyways I have a non-m coupe and I need to fit these on the car... I ordered a set of turner motorsports adjustable rear control arms... I plan to set the camber at -3, I will be driving it on the streets more then track obviously and I am aware the tires will wear out uneven but I will only be driving the car 2-3 times a week... what should the toe be set to with -3 camber?
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Old 04-16-2010, 07:30 PM   #2
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I assume we're just talking about rear here, ~1/8" toe in.
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Old 04-16-2010, 07:35 PM   #3
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Toe should be set at factory spec, however -3 deg camber is way too much for street driving. Should be set at -1deg or at the most -1.5 deg for the street. Chas
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If you're running on street, then try to get the MOST positive camber out of them as possible without rubbing.

Lots of guys running 19" CSL reps with 265s get away with -1.8 without rubbing. I recon about -2 should do it for you...

Normally I'd agree with Vaio about the toe, but since you're on street, just go 1/16 - tops.


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thx for the replies guys! so I guess 1/16" at -2 camber is what im going to try... whats the factory toe settings? are csl reps 19x9.5 or x10?
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I don't remember what the OEM toe specs are. I believe the CSL Reps are 9.5". Now, keep in mind that the tire you run has an effect on how far the sidewall protrudes - some sidewalls are more round than others and therefore stick out less. -2 is a number I came up with by deductive reasoning, but its not a guarantee that you won't rub. Talk to your tech when you get to the shop and ask him to keep the rubbing issue in mind - he should be able to eyeball whether a certain setting will work or not. Just ask him to dial in as much positive camber as possible without the tire rubbing the fender.

Just a heads up...
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