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    Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    Just had the 4 wheel allignment checked out, the rear camber was out, but it's not adjustable? It was only out a few degrees, is the camber going to be different/nothing I can do about it? Hence no point worrying about it?
    Would the settings be different for the car now its lowered, would it be worth contacting H&R?

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    You need rear adjustable tie-bars or the inside of your tyres will wear down very quickly!

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

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    Just had the 4 wheel allignment checked out, the rear camber was out, but it's not adjustable? It was only out a few degrees, is the camber going to be different/nothing I can do about it? Hence no point worrying about it?
    Would the settings be different for the car now its lowered, would it be worth contacting H&R?

    TIA

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    Lowering the car should knock the camber out to about -2. It's down the geometry set-up at the rear. Quite normal, but I found it quite jittery at high speed and more neg rear camber means more understeer.

    The Forge tie-arms make a big difference to the handling, shame the paint on them is crap. Mine are beginning to bubble up and rust after just a few months.

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    We sell ECS camber correction arms. They are 270+vat instead of the 300+vat of the forge items, come complete with bolts .etc, and are powder coated black.


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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    If only I'd known....

    (only paid 250 for the Forge arms)

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    When I was looking I think awsome or somewhere were selling on or the other for 299 inc vat.

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    Motorsport world sell forge adjustable tie bars for 250 inc vat and 9 delivery.

    Motorsport world

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    ooooowwww, just noticed they sell Forge Ceramic brakes, lovely price tho

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    Jabba sell modded standard rear arms for alot less than the forge items. I think they are about 175 exchange. Definately worth givin them a call.

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    S3Steve do you have the AMD rear arms?

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    Fair bit if profit in the arms considering they are simply modifying the original bars.
    Try and find a local engineering place, be a bit flirty with them and get them to modify your own set!!

    I did(no flirting required) and only cost me 60!!

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

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    Fair bit if profit in the arms considering they are simply modifying the original bars.
    Try and find a local engineering place, be a bit flirty with them and get them to modify your own set!!



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    For peace of mind I would rather have an adjustable tie bar that was designed for the task. Modifing the orginal part my be cheaper, but is it strong enough, and if it snaps where do u stand? A big bill probably.

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    Re: Lowered S3 on H&R springs-Rear Camber

    The Forge arms are standard arms, modified.
    They used to be exchange...not sure if they are now or not.

    The difference being, they are TUV approved (I believe) so the strength is proven.
    I'd have no objection to modifying standard parts...as long as you have a good understanding of the stresses involved and make them strong enough....and thre welding is good enough!

 

 

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