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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 02-21-2013, 01:05 AM
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323i Stock Ride height?

Gday, I have a negative camber problem and need assistance in finding the stock ride height and compare to my own, to find out if the springs in my e30 are sagging; and in turn causing my camber problem. There are no adjusters to fix it and am not willing to buy a camber kit.

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Old 02-21-2013, 06:06 PM
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all bmws have negative camber. if thats a picture of your car, you have stock springs.

you may have more of a toe problem more than anything
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:43 PM
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Nah that's an old picture I have different springs in it now, my camber is not normal. Springs seem to be only thing I can replace to adjust it back too normal.
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Nah that's an old picture I have different springs in it now, my camber is not normal. Springs seem to be only thing I can replace to adjust it back too normal.
correct. slammed E30s have serious camber issues. in fact, only car i know of that is worse is the old school 1960s etc Beetles.

only way to fix is fit camber plates, or just suck it up and use cheap tyres. handeling is **** in a slammed E30 anyways, so good rubber is just a waste
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Old 02-23-2013, 04:42 AM
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guess ill have too change the springs , i drive a good hour and a half to get to and from work so can undrstand how long my inner tread lasts
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so thats 60,000km a year more or less?

worth buying the camber correction kit, especially seeing you dont need to get it certified in your country.
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