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Old 03-25-2012, 05:46 PM   #113
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1. Looking at your picture, it doesn't appear lowered
2. You can still adjust the camber in to spec, but it doesn't make it right, bottom line you likely have a bent part and verifying will be difficult with out changing it.
3. I'm not 100% sure on this, but i believe that a frame machine only checks the unibody, but i've never done it so i'm not sure on that.
4. yes
5. The before specs indicate that the strut may be bent, as it would affect the camber and the toe. It has no bearing on the previous owner.

i would be much more concerned with the strut than i would be with the alignment at this point.
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Old 03-25-2012, 05:51 PM   #114
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Like Rob said above,from the print out I would expect to find a bent left strut and posible upper strut mount.The damaged parts need to be replaced before any alignment is done.I would ask for a different tech to make the repairs.They don't need a frame rack to fix your car,just someone that knows what they are doing.
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Old 03-25-2012, 06:28 PM   #115
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1. Looking at your picture, it doesn't appear lowered
2. You can still adjust the camber in to spec, but it doesn't make it right, bottom line you likely have a bent part and verifying will be difficult with out changing it.
3. I'm not 100% sure on this, but i believe that a frame machine only checks the unibody, but i've never done it so i'm not sure on that.
4. yes
5. The before specs indicate that the strut may be bent, as it would affect the camber and the toe. It has no bearing on the previous owner.

i would be much more concerned with the strut than i would be with the alignment at this point.

I know I am concerned with the strut, but I have no intentions of letting those dolts work on it. I cant trust them. But I have to address their wrongs doings now, so they can rectify the further misalignment they purposely caused. They never even claimed there was a strut problem. So getting them to work on it, and take responsibility for their lack of pointing that out seems like a pipe dream.
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Old 03-25-2012, 07:28 PM   #116
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Also, In your assessment of the strut issue I was able to produce a noise just by pushing down on the one side of the car, as opposed to the other sides no sound. Im just shocked that lack of knowledge happened at my dealer shop.

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Old 03-25-2012, 11:26 PM   #117
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Just remember, all dealership are just like every other garage.
They have high end people, and low end people, it's just simple economics.

The big problem i see if that if the right tech doesn't get the right job, or the the right support.

Just explain your issue to the service adviser and if you feel your not getting anywhere ask for the service manager.
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Old 03-28-2012, 01:58 PM   #118
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Hi I'm getting a alignment stock suspension, all season tire just need help on rear to make sure my SS well at a strong launch
Front camber -.8
Front toe 0
Rear camber -.3
Rear toe .10 or .05 which is better
Is this a proper set up for the rear?
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:40 PM   #119
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Hi I'm getting a alignment stock suspension, all season tire just need help on rear to make sure my SS well at a strong launch
Front camber -.8
Front toe 0
Rear camber -.3
Rear toe .10 or .05 which is better
Is this a proper set up for the rear?
.10 per side will work well for you.
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Old 04-12-2012, 12:57 PM   #120
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Ok i'm a noob when it comes to suspension and alignment so hope you guys can help. I just dropped my 2010 SS 1" with Eibach Pro and also added some Eibach sways. I know i'm supposed to get a realignment now correct even though i have sways? If so what specs should I recommend? Sorry if this has already been addressed I don't know how to read all those numbers :/.

BTW this is my daily driver on stock tires.
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:48 PM   #121
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Here are the newest FE2, FE3, FE4 and FE5 OEM and Pedders Alignment Specs.




Bush Timing


Step 1. Lift the car on a two post lift and raise it.

Step 2. Loosen the following bolts/nuts:
Front:
---Inner Control Arm Bushing
---Inner Radius Rod
Rear:
---Trailing Arm Bushings (both ends)
---Toe Rod Bushings (both ends)
---Lower Control Arm Bushings (Inner)
---Upper Control Arm Bushings (Rearward)
---Lower Strut Bushings

Step 3.
Lower the car and drive it around the parking lot SLOWLY and on to the alignment lift.

Step 4.
With the weight of the car on the wheels tighten all of the nuts/bolts to spec.

Step 5.
Align the car at the new ride height.
Here is the alignment specs for you and have the bushings timed before the alignment is done.
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:05 PM   #122
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Here is the alignment specs for you and have the bushings timed before the alignment is done.

Wait is that for me? And do i just bring them those pdf's and they do the rest lol?
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Old 04-13-2012, 08:53 AM   #123
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Wait is that for me? And do i just bring them those pdf's and they do the rest lol?
If you take These specs to the alignment shop they should be able to get your alignment where it needs to be.
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Old 05-04-2012, 06:35 AM   #124
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I could use some help too.....I have the BMR split drop springs im about to put on and i also have the rear SS shocks so that the springs will fit properly. its a daily driver and i just would like the best overall performance and wheel wear???? Thanks guys
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Old 05-31-2012, 10:06 PM   #125
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I too need advise I just installed Eibach Pro kit sway bars/lowering kit and have poly subframe bushing It is a V6 RS. Stock tires. What should the setting be for use as a daily Driver with an aggressive foot/ maybe track 1 time a month.

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Old 06-05-2012, 06:09 PM   #126
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I too need advise I just installed Eibach Pro kit sway bars/lowering kit and have poly subframe bushing It is a V6 RS. Stock tires. What should the setting be for use as a daily Driver with an aggressive foot/ maybe track 1 time a month.

Thanks
I suggest aggressive street sir.


Bush Timing


Step 1. Lift the car on a two post lift and raise it.

Step 2. Loosen the following bolts/nuts:
Front:
---Inner Control Arm Bushing
---Inner Radius Rod
Rear:
---Trailing Arm Bushings (both ends)
---Toe Rod Bushings (both ends)
---Lower Control Arm Bushings (Inner)
---Upper Control Arm Bushings (Rearward)
---Lower Strut Bushings

Step 3.
Lower the car and drive it around the parking lot SLOWLY and on to the alignment lift.

Step 4.
With the weight of the car on the wheels tighten all of the nuts/bolts to spec.

Step 5.
Align the car at the new ride height.

Here are the newest FE2, FE3, FE4 and FE5 OEM and Pedders Alignment Specs.





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