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#106 Gavc

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 06:23 PM

Hi Lenny, can't wait myself mate :)

?? No mate, tell me more?

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 08:22 PM

Hi Lenny, can't wait myself mate :)
?? No mate, tell me more?

Ok mate,
Your existing camber is set to match your existing suspension and ride height,
Your existing rear camber is not adjustable,
So when you lower the ride height your rear camber will be off,
Resulting in uneven tyre wear on the inside wall and less road to tyre contact on the rear wheels.

By fitting adjustable rear camber bolts the alignment of the rear wheels can be adjusted to achieve proper even tyre wear aswell as optimum grip and improved handling all for 30 pounds. Thats quarter the cost of an 18inch tyre

Eibach recomend getting laser alignment carried out on your car after lowering to realign the wheels to match the ride height aswell as headlight alignment for optimum experience.

Eibach rear camber bolts are model specific and the kit linked is for all mk2 and mk2.5 hatch back ford focus from 2005-2011

Here is a link to purchase:
http://www.ebay.co.u...984.m1439.l2649

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Posted 06 February 2013 - 05:35 PM

Thanks for that Lenny, looks like you saved me a couple of tyres there mate!! ;)

Springs came today :D Just waiting for the camber adjustment bolts and were good to go!!

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 12:06 PM

Hey guys, small update.

Ive now got my camber adjustment bolts so eibach springs being fitted tomorrow by a kind mate from work!! ;)

Also got round to wiring up my second 24 smd boot light this morning.

Pics of both early part of next week!!!

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 03:56 PM

Hey am really interested in these bolts as I've lowered mine and its ruined the rear tyres so could you let's us know it there worth it cheers

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 10:16 PM

Hey guys, small update.
Ive now got my camber adjustment bolts so eibach springs being fitted tomorrow by a kind mate from work!! ;)

Also got round to wiring up my second 24 smd boot light this morning.
Pics of both early part of next week!!!

Excellent news Gav,
Looking forward to seeing the results mate,
Don't suppose your work mate wants to drop over to me in may for a repeat of what tomorrow entales with your motor
.......I make a good cup of tea ? lol

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:49 AM

Hi Liam, yes mate definantly worth it mate, they cost 30 off eBay (Lenny has kindly posted a link earlier in the thread) and will save you two more rear tyres!! Needed to set the camber when having the wheels laser aligned, which mine is booked in for on Monday. :)

Hi Lenny, lol think it might need more than a good cuppa to convince him ;)

Garage wanted 200 to fit springs, he's doing it for 100 so I'm quids in and I trust him to do the job which he's done many times before! :)

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 04:32 PM

Hi Liam, yes mate definantly worth it mate, they cost 30 off eBay (Lenny has kindly posted a link earlier in the thread) and will save you two more rear tyres!! Needed to set the camber when having the wheels laser aligned, which mine is booked in for on Monday. :)

Hi Lenny, lol think it might need more than a good cuppa to convince him ;)

Garage wanted 200 to fit springs, he's doing it for 100 so I'm quids in and I trust him to do the job which he's done many times before! :)


Don't delay with the pictures today mate,
Also please tell me the profile of your tyres,

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:57 PM

Here's a pic of my car lowered by 30mm, think it really sets it off ;)
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Handling is greatly improved, gave it some stick round a few corners and roundabouts this morning on the way to work, stuck to the road like s**t to a blanket!! Lol ;)

Wheel and camber alignment booked in for Saturday.

Will get some more and better pics uploaded later this week.

Lenny my tyre profile is 225/40/ZR18

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 04:41 PM

looks great and it will go a little lower once it settles down

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 04:45 PM

Here's a pic of my car lowered by 30mm, think it really sets it off ;)
Handling is greatly improved,
Wheel and camber alignment booked in for Saturday.

Will get some more and better pics uploaded later this week.

Lenny my tyre profile is 225/40/ZR18

Great news Gav,
Thanks for the tyre size aswell, I now know what profile I require when purchasing tyres.
Look forward to more pictures of yours when you get the time.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 05:28 PM

Cheers Liam, yeah it will do mate :)

No probs Lenny, when are you hoping to get those wheels on?

Lol thinking of the next mod now?!!
Don't know if it should be the gloss black front grilles or the colour coded fog surrounds??

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 05:37 PM

Cheers Liam, yeah it will do mate :)

No probs Lenny, when are you hoping to get those wheels on?

Lol thinking of the next mod now?!!
Don't know if it should be the gloss black front grilles or the colour coded fog surrounds??

Purchasing second two rims 14th march then tyres on 4th April
But waiting to lower and fit tyres same day so will be around the 9th May or that weekend following the 9th

Id go with gloss black fog surrounds aswell as grills but each to their own.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 07:16 PM

Hey gav could you do me a favour plz would you measure the gap between the top of the tyre and the bottom of the wheel arch I've had mine checked a few times but the passanger side seems to sit hight then the drivers side.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 08:20 PM

Purchasing second two rims 14th march then tyres on 4th April
But waiting to lower and fit tyres same day so will be around the 9th May or that weekend following the 9th

Id go with gloss black fog surrounds aswell as grills but each to their own.



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