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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 12-09-2014, 03:04 PM
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CaTuned Camber/Toe Kit

Hey guys wanted to know if anybody has purchased CaTuned's Camber and Toe correction kit for the rear arms. What is the install like and where exactly do you weld them in place? thanks
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Old 12-09-2014, 11:38 PM
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I've welded up a couple of sets of AKG's version (same identical parts). The plates must be aligned pretty precisely, and the original bolt holes have to be opened up into slots without widening the openings. Unless you have substantial weldment experience, you'll be better off getting a pro to do it.

A vendor and forum sponsor here (Garagistic) sells the same kit.

The plates are welded on the existing control arm pivot points, oriented so that one set allows "up and down" adjustment, and the other "forward and back" after the holes are opened to slots. The cam-head bolts and indexed washers bear against the "lips" of the plates to act as a cam to move the control arms "in/out" and "up/down", changing the camber and toe. From what I've heard from the alignment people that have used them to adjust the rear camber/toe, ALL versions of those things are a real PITA to get the settings right, BUT they DO work!
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Old 12-10-2014, 04:32 AM
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A little write up we did using our own camber and toe brackets found here:http://garagistic.com/index.php?page...ion-kit-how-to




Our camber and toe kits:
http://store.garagistic.com/ocart/bm...orrection-Kits
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