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Old 08-06-2012, 08:29 AM   #1
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What camber plates?

e46 330 zhp sedan - lowered on h&r coils. The car is lowered to the point where the car needs camber plates to get more positive camber to be aligned and not pull or wear the tires quickly.

I've done as much research as I can but eveyone posts that they installed camber plates and never say what kind. I want to know what camber plates you all have experience with. A lot of camber plates are designed for race applications to get even more extreme negative, but this is for a low daily driver so a plate allowing more positive as well would be best. Also if you remember where you bought them and for how much is always helpful
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Old 08-06-2012, 02:36 PM   #2
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I'm not sure who told you that you would need camber plates to dial in positive camber to prevent tire wear, but that's simply not true. H&R Coilovers will not cause excessive increase in negative camber when lowered. Do you have your current alignment specs? It's the toe settings that you should be worried about.
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Old 08-06-2012, 03:23 PM   #3
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if your car is lowered enough to where you need camber plates then it's likely too low. Whats your camber at?
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Old 08-08-2012, 03:44 PM   #4
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this is my buddy's car actually. my ///m is slammed and camber plates allowed me to reach my stock alignment specs when there was not enough play in the stock adjustments. now we slammed his zhp (no such thing as too low) and his fronts are -1.7 and -1.5. camber. the toe is dead on, no need to worry about the toe at all. I just want to know who has some good input on their experience with camber plates on a 330 zhp sedan or any e46 non m for that matter
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I don't get it. My car is super slammed and I'm at -1.8 up front. It's not too far off factory specs. I wish I got like -3 like some people manage to do.

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Old 09-06-2012, 11:42 PM   #9
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Proper camber plates will lower the car even more. It sounds like its already too low.

But if you must...I 2nd Vorshlag plates, but get them direct from Vorshlag. They're simply the best plates out there for our cars. I have them in my E36 M3. They're great.
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