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Old 05-23-2011, 04:02 PM   #71
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So how do you time the bushings is that when loosen the suspension bolts and drive the car the align it an retighten the loosened bolts
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Old 05-23-2011, 04:40 PM   #72
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So how do you time the bushings is that when loosen the suspension bolts and drive the car the align it an retighten the loosened bolts
I wouldn't loosen them and then drive it. You have the alignment guy losen them, SLOWLY drive it around the parking lot or have them vigorously shake/move the car, then re-tighten and align.

I woudn't drive it with loose bolts. You don't want your suspension to fall off on the way to the alignment shop.

Make sure to find an alignment shop that knows what you are talking about when you say you want them to time the bushings. At least they should be familiar with the process if they use different terminology. If they say it's not necessary and won't make a difference....find another shop. Be prepared to pay more money than just a regular alignment. There is more work involved with timing the bushings.
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Old 05-31-2011, 03:48 PM   #73
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My car pulls hard to the right after three times to the alignment shop. Guys says he got them to exactly match the factory settings which doesnt seem right to me. Can anyone please help? Also, a rattle from the passenger rear when the rear suspension goes over a bump. Could this be the issue for the pulling?

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Old 05-31-2011, 03:55 PM   #74
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My car pulls hard to the right after three times to the alignment shop. Guys says he got them to exactly match the factory settings which doesnt seem right to me. Can anyone please help? Also, a rattle from the passenger rear when the rear suspension goes over a bump. Could this be the issue for the pulling?

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If the car check out alignment wise I would not be concerned with the rattle being connected to the pull. It would really help if you could post the exact alignment specifications found on your Camaro. The reason is straight forward. The green range, the factory tolerances for alignment are 'generous'. You could be in the green range all around and create a pull. Please see if the Dealer will provide you with an alignment sheet so you can post it up.
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Old 06-27-2011, 05:47 PM   #75
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What's a good drag racing set up for stock suspension?
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Old 06-27-2011, 06:21 PM   #76
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What's a good drag racing set up for stock suspension?
What is your RWHP.
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Old 06-27-2011, 06:35 PM   #77
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Old 06-27-2011, 07:49 PM   #78
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Drag radials or slicks?
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:06 PM   #79
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I shamefully say stock pirellis. I don't really want to lose that on road handling. I just want to get ride of the wheel hop. I have BMR TR's and Toe rods and pedders diff bushings and TR bushings. I want to get cradle bushings but their not in the budget right now.
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:16 PM   #80
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I shamefully say stock pirellis. I don't really want to lose that on road handling. I just want to get ride of the wheel hop. I have BMR TR's and Toe rods and pedders diff bushings and TR bushings. I want to get cradle bushings but their not in the budget right now.
No worries.

Well start my guess is alignment will help. Get to the local alignment shop and have them dial in just a bit of toe in .05. Have them set your rear camber to the least amount of negative camber possible. These adjustments will square up your rear toe and put maximum rubber to the track surface. As a by product redducing rear camber will help reduce understeer.

When you can, get the inserts and you should be good to go.
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Old 06-27-2011, 09:37 PM   #81
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No worries.

Well start my guess is alignment will help. Get to the local alignment shop and have them dial in just a bit of toe in .05. Have them set your rear camber to the least amount of negative camber possible. These adjustments will square up your rear toe and put maximum rubber to the track surface. As a by product redducing rear camber will help reduce understeer.

When you can, get the inserts and you should be good to go.
Thanks, I'm trying to save up for the HD bushings. Can i bring the car to any alignment shop?
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:08 PM   #82
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Thanks, I'm trying to save up for the HD bushings. Can i bring the car to any alignment shop?
Yes sir. If they are not sure what to do have them call Pedders at 248.522.8021
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:10 PM   #83
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Yes sir. If they are not sure what to do have them call Pedders at 248.522.8021
Ok thanks for the advice and help.
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Old 07-06-2011, 01:56 AM   #84
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This might be a supid question but are the alignment specs for a stock ss the same on a stock v6. If not what are the best specs for a stock v6? Thanks
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