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Old 03-16-2011, 08:17 PM
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Alignment off- DO I need Caster, camber, toe kit?

I just had my 2003 G35 Coupe aligned and the specs are off
Front Left Caster 8.8 and rear right camber is 2.3 this is post alignment. Everything else is within spec.

What kind of caster/Camber kit should I get to get these Left front Caster and rear right camber back in spec.

Thanks for your help/advise.
Old 03-16-2011, 08:45 PM
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What kind of accident was this G in and what did the alignment tech tell you about the rest of your suspension? Being out of OE specs 1.5 is somewhat normal but you're way off the chart. Tell me you didn't go to Sears or PepBoys for your alignment....
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What kind of accident was this G in and what did the alignment tech tell you about the rest of your suspension? Being out of OE specs 1.5 is somewhat normal but you're way off the chart. Tell me you didn't go to Sears or PepBoys for your alignment....
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No accident. Even the mechanic was surprised as he's been doing the alignment on my cars for years- No Sears or Pepboys either.

Firestone mechanic was shocked as the alignment 3 months ago was fine.. must have hit a pot hole or some something.

The tires, struts (KYb) are practically new less than a yr old- springs are stock.
So what's the solution?
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how did u manage that?? for the rear u need something like this



you don't NEED spc branded, but i heard they were good.
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oh yea totally forgot about the front. you need the upper control arms, caster angle is nothing to f**k with, i don't believe any kit will give you any dramatic difference in caster angle...but isnt 8.8 within specs? do you know the correct spec sheet? upper control arms, upper a arms, whatever people wanna call it. it also controls your camber.
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The car has around 120k miles I wish I knew what caused caster go off to edge of the spec... and rear right camber is a shocker.
Front:
Camber -1.3 -0.3, caster 7.3 -8.8, Toe 0-.08, SAI 4.2-5.7, IA, 2.9-5.9
I need get SPC FRONT CAMBER CASTER KIT for front
and SPC REAR CAMBER TOE KIT like you suggested
Both kits run around $600 parts - don't know installation cost yet.

Thanks for responding promptly.

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The car has around 120k miles I wish I knew what caused caster go off to edge of the spec... and rear right camber is a shocker.
Front:
Camber -1.3 -0.3, caster 7.3 -8.8, Toe 0-.08, SAI 4.2-5.7, IA, 2.9-5.9
I need get SPC FRONT CAMBER CASTER KIT for front
and SPC REAR CAMBER TOE KIT like you suggested
Both kits run around $600 parts - don't know installation cost yet.

Thanks for responding promptly.
update:
Got all the items in the spec... just replaced the rear camber arms with adjustable ones and all parameters are back in spec. after alignment.
Cost: $200 total, didn't have to replace any thing in front.
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I'm glad it all worked out! Just for future reference:

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wow you got that done quick haha. i guess if my alignment was off that much i'd do it asap too. i "attempted" to put on a lower tie bar the other week, took off the bolts that adjusts toe for the rear, but the part didnt fit...wow, i hoped i didnt mess up the alignment lol. i know i'm supposed to put a mark on the washers and such, and i did but it was hard to see if i got it exactly right..

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