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so... i recently got my lsportlines and car dropped on stechs. it seems that the back wheels are slanted with negative camber (? not sure if htat's what u call it) and the inner tire tread is being worn away.

any advice on how to fix this would help. thnxx guys.

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alignment! I have stechs also. they almost got mine into dealer spec but its off a little. Personally I think when you lower a car past a inch your going to have inner tire wear no matter what. But some people say they get theres all the way into spec. good luck
 

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hmmm okay, i "supposedly" got my car aligned the other day, but i question their quality. i'll go back and ask. thnx.
 

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I did my drop then aligned the same day. 1 month later I re-aligned and I am glad I did. As your drop settles you should re-align and make sure you’re close to spec.

The dealer did mine and gave me the printout of the re-alignment. It's worth the money... Get it aligned again and your tire wear issues or camber problems should disappear.
 

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Chan said:
You're supposed to get an alignment after your springs settle in I believe.



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Yeah a couple hundred miles, or 2 weeks. something like that. The springs will settle a little lower. Then take it to get the alignment and get the printout of the specs. Hope that helps!
 

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his springs were used.

Where did you get your alignment? And with a 1.5 inch drop, you should have abour -1.4 degree's of camber (on a well calibrated machine).

Your toe settings are drastically off if you are ALREADY noticing tire wear. Camber doesnt affect tire wear with such a mild drop. Now if you had -3 degree's of camber, thats a different story.
 

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Here's my problem. I also have Tein STECH and right after I installed it I got an alignment within a day or two of installing it. Should have I waited a week or so, so that the springs would have settled in? My inner tires are so bald that im going to my third set of wheels now. I dont want this to happen again. I will be replacing the tires and getting an alignment soon . I will post alginment specs before and after. .
 

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flyfl1pguy99 said:
Here's my problem. I also have Tein STECH and right after I installed it I got an alignment within a day or two of installing it. Should have I waited a week or so, so that the springs would have settled in? My inner tires are so bald that im going to my third set of wheels now. I dont want this to happen again. I will be replacing the tires and getting an alignment soon . I will post alginment specs before and after. .
how many miles or months did you replace three sets of tires in.
 

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flyfl1pguy99 said:
Here's my problem. I also have Tein STECH and right after I installed it I got an alignment within a day or two of installing it. Should have I waited a week or so, so that the springs would have settled in? My inner tires are so bald that im going to my third set of wheels now. I dont want this to happen again. I will be replacing the tires and getting an alignment soon . I will post alginment specs before and after. .
use the specs that i gave you. Jesus i need to have someone make this a freakin sticky.
 

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you should get alginment service done everytime you change the height of the car, don't even wait unless time does not allow. in that case just don't drive too much
 
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