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Re: Road and Track - negative camber

Subject: Re: Road and Track - negative camber
From: Paul Root <>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 13:02:12 -0500 wrote:
> In a message dated Mon, 21 Oct 2002 14:33:30 +0930, 
>>Being only a wannabe racer in a wannabe racecar my thoughts were that
>>negative-camber A-arms etc were further down the track in my car
>>development and that they would not be the right thing to do for a car
>>that is driven daily (mostly).  I thought tipping the tyres 
>>out like
>>that would promote wear on one side of the tyre.
> I just installed the negative-camber A-arms with the nylatron bushings upon 
>recommendation from a favorite Moss supplier.  The difference is significant.  
>Turn-in and handling have been greatly improved.  I have put about 1,000 miles 
>on the setup and haven't noticed any unusual wear on the tires (Goodyear 
>Weatherhandler LS 185/76/R14).  Make sure you adjust the toe-in when you 
>replace the A-arms.  I have the spax front shock kit (previously installed), 
>and am trying to save for the rear kit as well.  
> I don't race my car, but I do participate in "spirited" driving on occasion.
> Any other listers who have tried the negative-camber A-arms?  What have been 
>your results?

Sounds like my setup is pretty well the same as yours. Except my tires 
are old. Suspension is firm, but I like it.

> Steve Sanchez
> 1977 MGB


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