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Old 12-02-2013, 05:10 PM   #1
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Pulled the trigger on some coilovers!!

Finally pulled the trigger and bought the KW Variant 2 coilovers. Im so stoked!!

After installing the coilovers, will I need to get an alignment and corner balance the car right away? or can i wait a month or two?

What is the best way to get some negative camber since the KW's do not include camber plates?

I am going to install them over the Christmas Holidays! I can't wait..

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Old 12-03-2013, 10:02 AM   #2
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Welcome to the slippery slope.

Alignment and corner balance is a must unless you want to buy a new set of tires every 30 days. By lowering the front of the car you can get pretty good negative camber #s. Leave your final setup and alignment to a very experienced shop as this is not recommended DIY.
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Old 12-03-2013, 02:25 PM   #3
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Cheap way to get a bit more front camber is drilling the top mounts.

Not sure there's any cheap way to get more rear camber with the possible exception of adjustable bushes. But the problem at rear is not getting enough camber, it's that the toe goes a bit crazy when you lower (IIRC).
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Old 12-03-2013, 03:58 PM   #4
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Save some cash for adjustable toe arms...
Completely worth it, though.

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