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Old 04-21-2006, 05:09 PM   #1
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rear camber adjust required, please help

hey guys, just installed some m3 suspension with h&r springs onto my 325i. My rear toes were wack so i went to get it aligned yesterday. But the thing was the place i went to couldn't adjust my rear camber since they didn't have the required weights for it. It was a ford shop, my girlfriend works there so i got cheap alignment, almost free, and all the other recommended shops for bmw alignment were solid booked for another week and a half. Anyways, my toes are now perfect, but my passenger rear camber is off, i can visually tell that the passenger rear goes in more. I want to do the camber adjustment myself tonight, gonna jack up that side and just adjust the lower control arm. From the report i got back, says its off by .4 degress, you think i will be able to adjust .4 degrees? how hard is it to adjust and what the steps i should take?
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Old 04-21-2006, 06:17 PM   #2
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To my knowledge you cannot adjust the camber in the rear unless you buy adjustable rear control arms.
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Old 04-21-2006, 08:32 PM   #3
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actually, i think when i was lookin at the tires from the back the car might have been parked on a uneven surface. I checked again, and they seems to be same now. I dont htink i'm gonna worry too much about the camber yet.

what a difference a little drop can make. My car looks so much different now. heres some quick shots i took from my phone today after a car wash. Kinda dark though




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Old 04-21-2006, 10:47 PM   #4
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Nice drop, looks great
Clean looking E36
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Old 04-22-2006, 12:32 AM   #5
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To my knowledge you cannot adjust the camber in the rear unless you buy adjustable rear control arms.
Sure you can. You just turn the bolt that mounts the lower control arm to the trailing arm. The bolt has an off-center ring on it that moves the trailing arm in-out as you rotate it. Btw, this will throw off your toe. It might be best to live with it until you can get a proper alignment done.
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Old 04-22-2006, 12:36 AM   #6
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Looking good! Loving the Alpine White

never been a fan of eyelids though, I dunno
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Old 04-22-2006, 02:42 AM   #7
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i put on the eyelids long time ago, and now everytime i remove the eyelids, the headlights dont look right to me.
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