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Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... #204713 Jun 22, 4:40pm Jun 22, 4:40pm
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Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time...
okay so heres the deal. I just ordered the tanabe df-210 2" drop from supra store.com. Acctually i ordered two sets of springs by accident and i need to cancell one but the customer service isnt open right now. But thats a different story.
My question is i have read that people said i would not need camber links in the rear. Is that correct? anyone have these same springs or similar? I dont need 0.0 camber..acctually i dont want it. I guess .02 neg is acctually what i want, right? Also will i need the eibach camber bolts for the front? Thanks for the help and sorry for a question thats asked all the time but every time there is always opinions that vary.


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: BlackCelicaGTS] #204714 Jun 22, 10:08pm Jun 22, 10:08pm
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hmm...i used to ask that too..and the most answer i get is YES u'd want a camber kit to keep ur treadware even. if not it'll run out faster n u'll buy new tires a lot more often than you should. i just ordered a set of hotchkis rear links..already excited to get em on... tasty


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: RyCeCuBe] #204715 Jun 22, 10:16pm Jun 22, 10:16pm
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No you will not need a camber kit with a two inch rear drop. Any good alignment shop can bring the stock camber settings back. the camber kit is meant for easy and fast adjustments.


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: CID498] #204716 Jun 22, 10:18pm Jun 22, 10:18pm
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if they can't align the camber in the rear close to stock, then you need a camber kit


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: My Sixth Gear] #204717 Jun 22, 10:23pm Jun 22, 10:23pm
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Agressive negative camber is not the tire killer as most are led to believe, It is the toe that does them in. I've got zero degree toe front and rear, -1.5 degree camber frt and rear and my tires are worn perfectly.


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: CID498] #204718 Jun 22, 10:35pm Jun 22, 10:35pm
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and the df210s are 2 1/2" drop not 2"


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: RyCeCuBe] #204719 Jun 23, 3:39am Jun 23, 3:39am
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Okay well they said between 2-2 1/2 " drop. Once again i am getting mixed answers thats why i asked if someone had a similar drop that could help me out?


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: BlackCelicaGTS] #204720 Jun 26, 10:58pm Jun 26, 10:58pm
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i also have the tanabe DF210 springs on my car and i have yet to get an alignment. i've heard that you can use the stock camber plates in the rear to adjust the camber. and just like you i have also heard you need camber bolts for the front. the eibach camber bolts were only about $26 so i was like what the hell and bought em anyways. there's some dude on here that has the tanabe springs and said he didn't need the camber bolts for the front wheels though. so i don't know what i'm going to do... i'm gonna let the shop have a look see and i'll let you know when i get my alignment done by this upcoming thursday night.

Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: d3m6nGTS03] #204721 Jun 26, 11:33pm Jun 26, 11:33pm
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I have Eibach Sportline. It is 2" drop. I didn't need any camber kit. Shops that tell you to buy the camber kit is after your money.


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: My Sixth Gear] #204722 Jun 26, 11:53pm Jun 26, 11:53pm
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Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
if they can't align the camber in the rear close to stock, then you need a camber kit


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: RyCeCuBe] #204723 Jun 27, 8:05am Jun 27, 8:05am
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i have the tanabe df 210 set up on my car and it aligned back to within stock settings. no camber kit needed. thumbsup

Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: narcolepsy123456] #204724 Jun 27, 8:29am Jun 27, 8:29am
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Does anyone know the stock camber specs for a 2000 celica gts?


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Re: Sorry i know you guys get asked this all the time... [Re: BlackCelicaGTS] #204725 Jun 27, 2:28pm Jun 27, 2:28pm
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Stock specs are -1.18 rear and between -0.47 and -0.42 front.

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