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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 05-12-2014, 03:35 AM
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positive camber:/

whatsup guys, so i lowered my coilovers today and my front left wheel increased negative camber naturally which is normal. but my front right wheels camber is positive:/ i mean its just perfectly straight. anyone have any idea why that is? and if it is bad to drive with the difference in both wheels? thanks i really appreciate the replys
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Old 05-12-2014, 05:41 AM
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could be a number of things, i would get that wheel lifted off the ground with a jack under the control arm and do a major shakedown.


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Old 05-12-2014, 12:38 PM
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Doesn't camber plates help with that? I have eibach lowering springs and my left is negative and my right is straight as well so my left wears faster
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Old 05-12-2014, 12:58 PM
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Both should get some negative camber if the car is lowered, might not be identically the same amount but both should be negative even if minimal.
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Old 05-12-2014, 05:39 PM
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astro, sounds like youre trying to drive nascar tracks backwards.

i would get your car aligned.


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Old 05-12-2014, 09:04 PM
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Some great nascar tips:




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Old 05-12-2014, 10:47 PM
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^^ joksters

And I know, I follow Kevin hart jr. And Jeff gordan lol jk. But isn't it a simple fix? Camber plates? When I let of the wheel it goes straight.
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:43 AM
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if the car is dropped no it shouldnt be like that. it should have negative camber. the only time it should be positive is when the car is in the air. so theres something bent, broken, or misaligned


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