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bmwm5lover
03-17-2004, 05:14 PM
Ok, now i know that on the e30 325iS(particularly) u cannot adjust the rear CAMBER, but i have heard that you can adjust the front...How would one go about doing that...Mine is already quite negative, but i like pushing the limits, although my brand new tires are gonna suffer....

Thanx

bmwm5lover
03-18-2004, 07:14 PM
no one knows?

BMW_M52_M20
03-18-2004, 07:28 PM
you can adjust the rears, if there is camber on the rear, your subframe bushings are probably shot. Replace them and you will notice a difference.
I thought an alignment would adjust the front camber/toe issues? It did for mine.

bmwm5lover
03-18-2004, 07:37 PM
Let me make myself clear, I WANT NEGATIVE CAMBER ;)

Rally318ti
03-18-2004, 09:25 PM
I got yer Answer here dude..........

http://www.k-mac.com.au/makes/bmw.htm

Rally318ti
03-18-2004, 09:38 PM
Just ordered a set for mine! I really need it I'm sitting on B&G AUTOBAUN race series spings 2.2 Front & 1.7 Rear, the squat on my car is unreal go through tires like socks!! Remember the TI has an E30 M3 rear suspension.......so looks like I'm a mix half E30 & half E36 best of both worlds ;) This Kit will fix all my tire woes!

bmwm5lover
03-18-2004, 11:34 PM
320? damn,...i cant afford that

Rally318ti
03-19-2004, 12:15 AM
think bavauto's got em for $249.......checked ebay........something will show up dude.........;)

SebSter
03-19-2004, 01:35 AM
terry! just lower your car, forget the camber..you'll get enough negative camber just from lowering plus it will look a million times better

i wont stop bugging you till you do it

BMW_M52_M20
03-19-2004, 02:50 AM
Originally posted by bmwm5lover
Let me make myself clear, I WANT NEGATIVE CAMBER ;)

If you want to wear your tires out faster then you can blink, you are wanting the right thing!
Jay

bmwm5lover
03-19-2004, 02:51 AM
Originally posted by
i wont stop bugging you till you do it

Ive noticed....*mumble* *shiner*

bmwm5lover
03-19-2004, 02:52 AM
Originally posted by BMW_M52_M20
If you want to wear your tires out faster then you can blink, you are wanting the right thing!
Jay
Meh, its just tires, very very expensive new tires.....:(

BMW_M52_M20
03-19-2004, 02:54 AM
Originally posted by bmwm5lover
Meh, its just tires, very very expensive new tires.....:(

Trust me, I like the negative camber look, makes the car even look lower. Problem is, the tire wear is fuc*ked. Not good if you are going to have summer rims/tires like I plan to. Can't afford that. I would imagine it puts quite a bit of stress on the front suspension as well.
Jay

bmwm5lover
03-19-2004, 02:57 AM
Originally posted by BMW_M52_M20
Trust me, I like the negative camber look, makes the car even look lower. Problem is, the tire wear is fuc*ked. Not good if you are going to have summer rims/tires like I plan to. Can't afford that. I would imagine it puts quite a bit of stress on the front suspension as well.
Jay

honestly, i love the look of camber (negative) that im honestly willing to accept all consequences...
Im pathetic, i know....*shiner*

BMW_M52_M20
03-19-2004, 03:00 AM
Originally posted by bmwm5lover
honestly, i love the look of camber (negative) that im honestly willing to accept all consequences...
Im pathetic, i know....*shiner*

I agree, it looks good, if your happy with it, then do it.

bmwm5lover
03-19-2004, 03:05 AM
Originally posted by BMW_M52_M20
I agree, it looks good, if your happy with it, then do it.
i need a cheap way to do it, i dont have 300+ to spend

bmdoubleya
03-19-2004, 03:51 AM
Have some one cut your factory springs if your so broke*th-up*

bmwm5lover
03-19-2004, 04:00 AM
nop, im not cutting my springs,

Rally318ti
03-19-2004, 03:21 PM
I know! Throw like 8-9 sandbags in the trunk then one fat azz momma in the front & you're set !!!!!!!

bmwm5lover
03-19-2004, 03:28 PM
Originally posted by Rally318ti
I know! Throw like 8-9 sandbags in the trunk then one fat azz momma in the front & you're set !!!!!!!



hahhahahahhahahahahahha

BMW BMXer
03-19-2004, 05:03 PM
Spring clamps?

bmwm5lover
03-19-2004, 06:06 PM
no, im gonna do it properly, or not do it at all (lowering the car that is), and no one has answered my question of whether or not the front tires are adjutable?

BMW BMXer
03-19-2004, 06:40 PM
Front camber is not adjustable stock no.

bmwm5lover
03-19-2004, 06:48 PM
Originally posted by BMW BMXer
Front camber is not adjustable stock no.
are u sure, i heard that it is on the e30 IS, plus i looked at mine, compared to another e30 iS and mine had much more negative then he, and all my stuff upfront is good( i got it checked out)

Slowered318
03-19-2004, 07:15 PM
Terry.. you not know what your talking about! plus negative camber with your off-road wheel gap will make you look like a moron driving a busted up car.

just lower the damn thing!

BMW BMXer
03-19-2004, 08:25 PM
The onyl way I have seen if aftermarket camber plates for the front. They are big money.

kco325
03-21-2004, 12:54 AM
Originally posted by bmwm5lover
i need a cheap way to do it, i dont have 300+ to spend

Originally posted by bmwm5lover
no, im gonna do it properly, or not do it at all

I can dream too, but it's not gonna happen. You can't have your cake and eat it too, sorry...

SebSter
03-21-2004, 09:18 AM
Originally posted by kco325
You can't have your cake and eat it too, sorry...

that expression drives me crazy! it makes NO sense *uzi*

anyways, terry spring clamps arent actually that bad, it would be almost the same thing as running sportier springs on stock shocks... if you want to do it 100% properly its gonna cost you, try to find it used or get used e30m3 suspension, that will lower it a bit

bmwm5lover
03-21-2004, 10:06 PM
car WILL be getting lowered, decision made, stay tuned....

MorningCruiser
03-22-2004, 12:51 AM
Here's how you lower it:

Use an Oxy-Ace torch on the springs, and put about 3-500lbs of weight on the front/rear end, instant 2-3" drop.

How much will it cost you? $50 maybe...