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Old 11-21-1999, 08:52 AM
Paul Carey
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I have a 84 190E 8V with new Eibach springs & Bilstein sport shocks, the rear camber is way out, My dealer says they will never be able to get car into spec. Are there any parts (16v?) that will bring the camber more in to 8 or 16V spec? (I notice the 16V rear control arm has a 124 part number)
Also using the max size spring pads at rear and min at front, the rear of the car is still about 20mm lower. I've checked all the part numbers of springs & shocks, they are all OK. any ideas?
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Old 11-25-1999, 08:39 AM
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You can replace the stock camber and toe links with some custom 6061 aluminum links. Renntech should be able to help you out with some bolt on adjustable links, or if you have a good machinist, you can have some made with heim joints in each end.
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Old 11-25-1999, 10:11 AM
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Truechoice has camber adjustment kits for about $200. Some one with a bit of ingenuity can come up with cams at inner lower control arm to correct camber. How far out is the camber?? Anything under -2deg won't wear out tires.
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Old 12-04-1999, 05:41 PM
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Could you give me more information about what the true choice has on correcting the camber for Mercedes and how to contact them?

Thanks

Harry

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Old 12-09-1999, 01:33 AM
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Hi guys!
Paul & Harry I know about 2 sets to choose from by RENNTECH. The first set includes 2 camber djusting control arms, perfect if all you want to do is adjust camber after insalling a set of lowering springs. The second set includes 2 control arm struts, 2 tie rod struts and 2 thrust arm struts. Renntech claims that their control arms are made from aircraft material and will fit Mercedes Benz 201,124,202,210,129,140. They are also saying that some drilling of sub frame is required.
The problem for me was that they are kind of expensive. Set 1 - is $487.50 and set 2 - $1462.50!
You can find them in catalog from www.************************ or call them first and request your catalog.

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Old 12-09-1999, 11:28 AM
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The camber adjusters from K-Mac may be used in addition to the RennTech suspension links or with only a stock rear susp. They are great for adjusting the camber. The RennTech pieces allow total adj. of allignment. The are solid heim joint units---no rubber bushing to absorb shock. The K-Macs cost about $350 from True Choice.
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Old 12-09-1999, 08:55 PM
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I'm now working on lower bushings with the degree built in. If you shorten the arm by .148353" it will take out one full degree, so you can see it doesn't take much. One could even use a urethane bushing with offset drilled holes by the amount calculated and staked with a setscrew to keep it from rotating in the arm. Thinking possibly of making arms available on an exchange basis if enough demand is there.

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Old 12-11-1999, 05:32 PM
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On the race car I run 3+ deg negative camber(in rear), so would have to set offset so that I could get more negative camber.
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Old 12-13-1999, 09:57 AM
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NO problem....rotate the offset bushing 180'
(degrees) and you have 4' negative camber!

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Old 12-16-1999, 10:30 PM
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I have heard of K mac...not of true Choice. Can someone email me and tell me where these camber adjusters can be purchased.. many thanks. surfnvet@AOL.COM
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