Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Celica2k
Jace
Celica2k

Jace
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Springfield, MO
Sep 30, 10:53am - #288356 
i was told i need a camber kit

i got tein s-tech springs and this guy that is going to lower my car for me told me i need a rear camber kit or just a camber kit because my tires wouldnt last for a week without one. Is this true? If it is where can i get a good one?

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 320
khmer215
Member
khmer215

Member
2004 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 320
Philly
Sep 30, 11:06am - #288357 
i didnt need one... but if you want one you can get one. i dont know how much it really helps.


[Linked Image]
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Celica2k
Jace
Celica2k

Jace
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Springfield, MO
Sep 30, 11:11am - #288358 
how's your tires. are they wearing quickly?

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
ragingpaseo
Specialist
ragingpaseo
2003 blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
Sep 30, 1:54pm - #288359 
how much did you lower your car???

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,251
silver
Specialist
silver
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,251
California
Sep 30, 6:24pm - #288360 
Did you get an alignment? There is a certain degree of adjustability, even with the stock suspension bits.

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Celica2k
Jace
Celica2k

Jace
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Springfield, MO
Sep 30, 6:34pm - #288361 
i havent lowered it yet and it's going to be lowered 1.4 inches all around

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,355
MptGlw69
Playboy
MptGlw69
Playboy
2001 Acura Integra

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,355
Grand Rapids, MI
Sep 30, 6:49pm - #288362 
With only 1.4" drop you shouldn't really need a camber kit.

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Celica2k
Jace
Celica2k

Jace
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Springfield, MO
Sep 30, 7:04pm - #288363 
this guy was saying my back tires would pinch in or something like that and wear really really fast. I def. need to get it aligned afterwards right?

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 157
pfcnguyen
Member
pfcnguyen

Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 157
fremont,CA
Sep 30, 7:05pm - #288364 
ive had my car lowered on the rear 2 inches or maybe more and all i needed was an alignment...My tires are still going strong after 2 years.


Takin the TURNS baby!! takin the TUUURNS!!
Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
ragingpaseo
Specialist
ragingpaseo
2003 blue Toyota Celica
Specialist
2003 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2003
Posts: 2,672
towson, md
Sep 30, 7:07pm - #288365 
1.4"? nah, you'll be alright! but if you feel like getting some camber kit, go for it. it wouldn't hurt either, well, maybe your wallet...

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Celica2k
Jace
Celica2k

Jace
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Springfield, MO
Sep 30, 7:12pm - #288366 
well he was like "i would do it right the first time" so i wanted to ask you all about it

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Celica2k
Jace
Celica2k

Jace
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Springfield, MO
Oct 2, 10:22am - #288367 
so should i not worry about a camber kit?

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 560
R3DLIN3GT
Senior Member
R3DLIN3GT
2003 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Senior Member
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 560
LA, CA
Oct 2, 10:28am - #288368 
its not too expensive
http://www.suprastore.com/hotsporrearc.html
$228 for the rear

most people have not needed it but it wont hurt to buy it

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,143
booyaolian
Specialist
booyaolian
2000 Black Toyota Celica GT
Specialist
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 1,143
Austin, TX
Oct 2, 12:17pm - #288369 
nope, you dont HAVE TO need it.

just get an alignment after a week or two after your springs are installed.

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 2,863
v3n0m
Specialist
v3n0m

Specialist
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 2,863
St. George, UT
Oct 2, 1:08pm - #288370 
The guy is a dumbass rofl You don't need a camber kit with the Tein springs. I had my rear slammed with Tanabe coilovers and the tires wore out evenly. The tires are gonna be tilted inwards a little bit, but it's not gonna wear out your tires prematurely. Having them tilted inwards gives you better handleling. Plus the stock camber can be adjusted thumbsup What I would get would be new struts if you have a lot of miles on your stock struts.

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 158
simonw
Member
simonw
2001 White Toyota Celica ZR
Member
2001 Toyota Celica ZR

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 158
Oct 3, 3:37am - #288371 
You dont need camber kit with S-Tech. What I normally do is check the tire pressure and make sure all 4 wheels are well balanced.

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Celica2k
Jace
Celica2k

Jace
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 993
Springfield, MO
Oct 3, 8:27am - #288372 
alright...think i should get new shocks and struts? what's a good brand and where can i get them. i really dont want to spend too much money for this so i can get my exhaust soon. also i have 72,000 miles on my car.

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
Erick
Erick
2001 Toyota Celica GT
Bay Area, CA

Posts: 3,030
Joined: September 2002
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
TradingGTS for GT what should I know.
by GTS25430. 04/24/2017 5:19 PM
Does 01' corolla struts swap in an 01' celica GT?
by Frostysnowman92. 04/24/2017 1:22 PM
WTB: 00-02 amp bypass harness
by MJ00GTS. 04/18/2017 7:36 PM
Does not seem to be much activity for the 5th gens???
by Coop301. 04/18/2017 7:51 AM
Cold wet weather hesitation
by GTS25430. 04/17/2017 6:15 AM
00-02 premium 8spkr 2din gps solutions?
by MJ00GTS. 04/17/2017 2:24 AM
WTB: valve assy, vacuum switch
by hydraea. 04/15/2017 5:32 PM
500awhp project
by Salman. 04/14/2017 8:20 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170416)