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    For anyone interested, I measured the dynamic camber of the fuego as its suspension travel from droop to full compression.

    Basicly you see about 1 degree ether way from my estimated OE ride height which is lower arm slightly sloping down from the body

    So at full compression there is -1 degree referenced to standard ride height, and at full droop, +1 degree.

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    of interest also is the shift to increased -ve as lock is wound on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jo proffi View Post
    For anyone interested, I measured the dynamic camber of the fuego as its suspension travel from droop to full compression.

    Basicly you see about 1 degree ether way from my estimated OE ride height which is lower arm slightly sloping down from the body

    So at full compression there is -1 degree referenced to standard ride height, and at full droop, +1 degree.

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    They do seem pretty good in that regard.

    I remember years ago waiting for some tyres to be fitted to my old Fuego.

    The car was in the air with it's suspension at full droop and there was a BMW 3 series (E36 from memory) next to it in the same position.

    The BMW must've had 4-5 degrees of + camber and the Fuego had no visible + camber yet it's wheels were hanging lower - admittedly the old fuego had a touch of - camber at ride height but the contrast was stark.

    One day I'll have to measure exactly what difference to in turn camber cranking on some more caster makes.

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    Positve camber in the droop state is not a bad thing - that's the inside when body roll is happening and positive camber would improve tyre contact.

    How much is good depends on how much it rolls I guess!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Haakon View Post
    Positve camber in the droop state is not a bad thing - that's the inside when body roll is happening and positive camber would improve tyre contact.

    How much is good depends on how much it rolls I guess!
    8.25 is the max roll in a fuego.



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