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Old 08-10-2014, 02:44 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Baltothewolf View Post
Do your wheels bow out ridiculously like all the other ricer kids cars do? Because that honestly looks so ugly.
Its called camber and most of the children who lower any car do not understand suspension geometry at all.
Too much camber will cause all of the vehicles load to be carried on the tires inside shoulder, wearing them out in a fraction of the normal time, it will also increase stopping distances and ruin handling.

If the alignment place cant bring your camber back to normal then there is no point in lowering it that much for "fuel economy" because its just going to eat up tires.
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