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hey im just wondering how you actually adjust the camber :oops: i dont really have a full understanding of what camber is either. all i know is that its the angle of the rear control arms. maybe. lol :oops:
 

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Cartman, looking at the rear wheels from the rear

/--\ positive camber

\--/ negative camber

Supras have some positive camber helps with better handling, too much of either will cause premature wear on edges of tire.
 

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Actually AJ you have that backwards
/--\ is negative camber and
\--/ is positive camber. To be technical camber is the location of the upper load bearing point vs the lower load bearing point. If there is only one arm, like our cars, then you draw the line vertically through the center of the spindle. The positive and negative is measured at the top point, towards the outside of the car is positive and towards the middle of the car is negative.
Positive camber is a bad thing altogether and to much negative camber can be a bad thing because it will not only wear your tires but give you a smaller contact patch and reduce straight line traction. It's not adjustable on the rear of our cars unless someone manages to completely redesign the rear suspension. Front camber can be adjusted with aftermarket camber plates or cam bolts drilled into the lower control arms.
 

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I just installed a set of suspension techniques springs, and in the rear, and I noticed a more negative camber increase. Has this happened with anyone else who installed these springs? Any ideas on how to fix it>?


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Mitch
 

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That's life with lowering springs. I have the ST springs as well and get about -2deg left and -2.5deg camber on the right. It's bad, I'm sure it'll wear out tires in a hurry but there isn't anything to do about it short of redesigning the rear suspension. I heard someone say that if you take off the rear subframe and cut in half/remove the bushings holding the subframe to the body it will help with camber but it must ride like complete ass.
 

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mkii_supra_freak said:
I just installed a set of suspension techniques springs, and in the rear, and I noticed a more negative camber increase. Has this happened with anyone else who installed these springs? Any ideas on how to fix it>?


Thanks,
Mitch

think of a rod set up of one lying paralell to the horizontal and another above it, raised 30 degrees, the lower arm may swing, but the upper is stationary.(Pivot around the point of contact) The stock springs will place that lower arm exactly flat, but when a smaller spring is placed inside, it allows the lower arm to raise farther, thus causing the wheel connected to it to go from | (flat arm) to /(raised arm) and that is where you get your camber from.
 
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