I have replaced the trunnions with alloy ones that have
been machined for 2.5 degrees neg camber. Simple
and very effective. Highly desirable on pretty much any
Actually I found that hoosiers worked pretty well on the same
setup as slicks - 0 static camber.
From: Brian Evans <email@example.com>
To: Deikis@aol.com <Deikis@aol.com>
Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Saturday, January 31, 1998 12:31 AM
Subject: Re: Front Hubs
>I set up my suspension with 3/8" of spacer under the shock, and negative
>camber offset bushes in the upper trunnion ( at the end of the shock arm).
>I have poly bushes, non offset, in the lower a-arm. This gave me a small
>amount of negative camber (using Winners Circle springs, lowered a further
>amount with about 3/8" spacers at the spring pan). This is good for Dunlop
>biasply racing tires, whch want about 1 deg of negative camber. If you're
>using radial tires, you probably want about 2 1/2 deg, which will be tough
>to get without cutting and welding something (not really in the vintage
>tradition, eh wot). I'd suspect that Hoosiers want about the same camber
>>While I'm bothering you, another question: I plan to vintage race this
>>and have installed shim plates under the shocks to give me more negative
>>camber. The plates look to be a but 3/8 thick. I used standard offset
>>polyurethane upper bushings, but have a set of "negative camber offset"
>>bushings as well. Should I use them, or will the spacers give me what I'm
>>looking for. I don't want to be so knock-kneed on the track that my
>>compromised. Advice of any vintage racing sages out there?
>>Thanks in advance.