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Alignment

Postby Apexcone » Thu May 03, 2018 9:03 am

Hi Everybody its been a while since I was last here. I have a 2015 NC Club. It has Koni dampers, Progress Springs, sway bars and uprated bump stops.

Looking for a custom alignment car will be used for Autocross, track days and city driving. Be grateful of any input.

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Re: Alignment

Postby Brian » Thu May 03, 2018 10:28 am

Alignment depends much on what you do with the car. Assuming no autocross or track use, for pure street driving our usual suggestion looks like this for those springs and shocks:

Front Camber -1.2
Toe IN 1/32nd per side (some shops call this 1/16th 'total' toe in).
Caster 6

Rear Camber -1.2
Toe IN 1/32nd per side

Racers will take much more camber (and usually full coilovers instead of just these very mild street springs). Autocross customers will toe OUT the front, track users usually toe ZERO front and rear. Downsides of toe out at the front is tramline behavior on the freeway, car might feel a little 'darty'. I am accustomed to that slightly nervous 'wants to turn' feel, but it bothers some. If you care more about the autocross and track days than tire longevity then I would max the camber, and note that beyond 1.5 we try to account for fact that rear multi-link is much more aggressive for camber curve. With that in mind, we would seek:

Front Camber -2.2
Toe ...OUT....1/32nd per side (some shops call this 1/16th 'total' toe OUT).
Caster 6

Rear Camber -1.8
Toe IN 1/32nd per side

You may not get this much negative camber....but I would take it if I can get it for those autocross and track days. Tire wear on long boring freeway drives may suffer some inside shoulder wear, all depends on your mix of fun vs boring driving.
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Re: Alignment

Postby Apexcone » Thu May 03, 2018 6:03 pm

Thanks I really appreciate the input.
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