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Just wondering if there was any consensus regarding preferred alignment settings? I'm guessing you guys like to dial in a little negative camber, but how much, and biased in the

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Old 06-16-2010, 10:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Just wondering if there was any consensus regarding preferred alignment settings?

I'm guessing you guys like to dial in a little negative camber, but how much, and biased in the front or rear?

I'm assuming no one plays with caster, but anybody mess with toe at all?

Also, how much adjustability range is there without crash bolts or aftermarket camber plates?
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Sorta depends on what you have to adjust.

I'd like -2.5 camber front, -2.0 camber rear

Zero to a 1/16th toe out front, 1/16th toe in rear

Never messed with caster on Z.
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Isnt the camber not adjustable in the front?
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Isnt the camber not adjustable in the front?
Stock...no, hence the reason I said depending on what you have to adjust
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It might be possible to coax up to ~1* of adjustment out of the front -- the shop I go to can get pretty creative.

So the stock rear camber is adjustable?
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The only way to adjust front camber stock would be to bend parts. I haven't started playing with toe settings yet but I want to do something to free up the rear end. Probably try 1/16th out and see what happens for starters.
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The only way to adjust front camber stock would be to bend parts. I haven't started playing with toe settings yet but I want to do something to free up the rear end. Probably try 1/16th out and see what happens for starters.
Toe out rear=snap oversteer
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It depends, I've run slight toe out in my miata and it was controllable. But that car was crazy loose already so I took it out and set it to 0 toe.

I don't know what the oem toe setting on the Z is but having it do anything, even if it is snap oversteer, would be refreshing.
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OEM Alignment Settings

Anyone know if it's the same for the Nismo too?
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Are there OEM crash bolts that I can buy so I can get some negative front camber and still be cool for Street class?


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We don't use struts...so no.

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Crash bolts/ camber bolts aren't available for our vehicles from what I've been told. If we did have them I'm almost positive they would be legal in class
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