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Mar 23, 10:24am - #423866 
Help my / \ tires plz!

hi,i got a 02 GT and i got the TRD spring lower 1" .Right now my whell is littlebit like / \ .before i don't care but after one year my tires are all wear on the inside ,all most done,out side is still good.I am sure is nothing about the aligmemt.can anyone tell me what should i do to make/ \beI I,should i get a camber kit or something and where can i get it plz.

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Mar 23, 11:57am - #423867 
Get an alignment and have them set the toe at zero

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Mar 23, 12:17pm - #423868 
yeah what cid498, said should work.. if not then camber kit would be good.. also..


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Mar 23, 2:09pm - #423869 
Just needs an alignment, don't even need a camber kit for 1 inch, just a regular alignment

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Mar 24, 9:07am - #423870 
so normally what is the toe set to ? is normally zero for normal car?

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Mar 24, 10:27am - #423871 
Has to be the alignment. I have Hotchkis without camber links and my tires are still in great shape! I bet the shop that installed the springs for you never did a wheel alignment after they were done. What's eating away your tires is probably the toe setting, not so much the camber.

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Mar 24, 11:51am - #423872 
For the first week after the dealership installed my TRD struts and springs my back tires where kinda / \ as well, then I had it re-aligned and now they are fine.

I don't know; maybe the new suspension compents need a few miles of driving to settle?

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Mar 24, 5:46pm - #423873 
Originally Posted by GTS2003BLK
For the first week after the dealership installed my TRD struts and springs my back tires where kinda / \ as well, then I had it re-aligned and now they are fine.

I don't know; maybe the new suspension compents need a few miles of driving to settle?
can you tell me more detail about ur re-aligned ,do you put some kit or anything or just do the aligmemt,and any speacial setting for the aligmemt?thanks

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Mar 24, 5:59pm - #423874 
Naw, nothing special just took it down to Les Schwab (local tire store franchise) and asked them to do an alignment.

I explained to the tech about the springs and struts I just had installed and my concerns about the camber being out.

I asked him If he thought I would need a Hotchkins camber kit, he said no, that although my camber was slightly out it was well within adjustment capabilities of the stock suspension of my car because it was only a 1 to 1.5 inch drop.

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