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Old 11-14-2008, 04:40 PM
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Unhappy rear camber...

does anybody knows if i can adjust the rear camber? thanks for the help.
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on what car?
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Old 11-14-2008, 08:35 PM
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If it's the 210 in his avatar then the short answer is no. The long answer is that raising the rear ride height will give it less negative camber, lowering will give it more negative camber.
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Old 11-14-2008, 08:39 PM
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If it's the 210 in his avatar then the short answer is no. The long answer is that raising the rear ride height will give it less negative camber, lowering will give it more negative camber.
Ride height is on the first things checked when alignments are done. Thats why OEM spec ride height is only used when doing alignments because all angels will be thrown off. If the ride height isnt at spec then it is should be corrected...
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Old 11-17-2008, 07:20 PM
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2000 430 i lowered the car so i was wondering if someone have some rear camber aftermarket brackets or any ideas to fix it thanks...
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Old 11-17-2008, 07:26 PM
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a camber compensator.. I do not think if those are made for that chasis or would be safe.

to fix it, raise it back to stock.
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Old 11-17-2008, 09:49 PM
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I guess you could use some shims to raise the car a bit. That way you would still have your stiffer springs. How much camber is it running now? What springs did you use?
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Old 11-18-2008, 11:37 AM
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its not that bad I can live with it but instead of using spacers to give it a more aggressive look I was thinking of adjusting the camber that way it'll look better and give me some life on my tires....
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Old 11-18-2008, 11:40 AM
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post a pic... I know camber and know it well


(just a pic of my friends slammed VW beetle, and this angle is on purpose)
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Old 11-19-2008, 02:25 AM
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My Honda runs -1.5 degrees of camber. The tires wear evenly overall.

If you haven't gotten it on an alignment rack after you lowered it DO so.
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:37 AM
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I don't think it will be a problem, get an alignment done and have the toe set. You could probably run up to -2 degrees of rear camber before it starts to wear the tires. I think toe is more critical to tire wear. More Negativer camber usually makes the car handle better. There are rear camber kits available - do a search for a rear "camber kit"
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Old 11-19-2008, 09:23 AM
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You have two options for the rear camber problem since its lowered.

Adjustable camber bars that replace the upper arm on the rear suspension.

or

KMac lower control arm bushings with a adjustment in them (CAM)


I Have the Adjustable rear arms on my 2000 W210 and no problems on camber
Takes 10 min a side

Do a search on Speedybenz aka Jeff here or on mbworld dot org or contact lenslo on mymbonline dot com also renntech sells them at renntech prices

for kmac contact them direct but the kit requires the lower control arm be removed to press out the old bushings and press in the adjustable ones takes about 5/6 hours


For The Front

Mercedes sells a REPAIR BOLT for the front lower control arm (with a cam)
You will need 4 of them for the front lower control arms
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