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well guys, I am probably going to install my camber plates tomorrow night after I get off of work, any suggestions besides "have a shop do it" :) I will post my gripes and installation time, pita, ect. tomorrow oh, they are the cusco and they look exactally like the stillens, but cheaper and I can get em' for a really good price, call Vince at Courtesy for a price, phone # is 800-527-1909. I work there now, so I can tell them what people want and I can get it, so if anybody wants something, speak up
 

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Thanks brian.
Again you really don't need those unless you lower your car more than 2" or are doing some serious road racing and need max grip, correct?
 
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I plan on going the autocross route, seriously, and going to get the KYB AGX kit with eibach setup from them, but do I need the camber plates? I am not dropping it more than 1.25...so I am sure the tires will still have most of the contact patch right?
 

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well, my car is lowered 2.5 inches and I go through tires every 4k-5k miles on a good alignment, oh well, I bought em, I might as well use em' I gotta go rent a spring compresser tomm. so I can thrown em' in. oh, you probably will not need them on lets say a pro kit, but to get really good tire wear, I would get them, better than paying 325 bux every few months for front tires, right?
 

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The Cusco's are awesome they make them for $teelin. I have a set in my 98 SE and you can dial in up to -2.5 camber with them. I woulden't go messing with them with out an alignment rack. When you mess with the camber the toe also changes! So be carefull the toe will eat you tires faster than -2.5 camber will anyday. Word of advice... Locktite the three bolts into the blue aluminum plate other wise when you go to tourque them down the bolts *will* back out and hit the spring prech making the car sit higher. And if you don't know whats going on you could put a air gun on the bolts and blast away at them till the aluminum strips out. Ask my brother..... he was wondering why one of the bolts looked like it was shorted comming up through the strut towers :0 Last time I let him touch a power tool around my car.
 

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ok, got em' in, they were really easy to get in. took me maybe an hour and a half to get them both in, the only realy problem was getting the strut lined up with the spindle. pita level about a 5. not really for the timid. if you do not like to see half of your suspention torn out, I would not do it, but if you think you can do it, you can really easy, just kind of irritating getting everything lined up. first impressions: steering is more responsive, they do not creek and that kind of thing. alright here it is. I know when I adjust the camber on them the toe will change. when they did my alignment, the guy kind of half a$$ed it and had a total toe of .35 degree . when I add camber will that give me - toe or + toe? just wondering if I need to get it aligned really soon or can it wait a few weeks? oh, and I would not dare put an air gun on small parts like that, maybe if I did a clutch or did somemore motormounts. (did I miss anything?) :)
 
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