OE Front Camber Adjustment/Nylon Stud Removal
by Keith (aka k-huevo)
These cars need more negative front camber for anything other than straight line racing and driving. Increasing negative camber allows more even tire wear and improves lateral load traction. Here's a way to get a little FREE negative front camber. That is, nearly free; this is a built-in solution so there are no parts to buy, but you'll need an alignment after.
If you're new to the suspension business and the modification game in general, there are a few basic questions addressed in posts #4 and 5 of the thread How To: Replace strut springs.
Pliers, Short Screw, Screw Driver, Tape, Car Stands, Hydraulic Jack
Place the front of the vehicle on stands, apply tape around the base of the nylon stud to protect the paint, screw a short screw in the top of the nylon stud to prevent it from collapsing when gripped, grasp with pliers and extract the stud.
Place a jack under the front wheel, loosen the strut nuts and lift the wheel enough to raise the nuts from the strut tower, reach above the tire and push the strut towards the engine. Tighten the nuts to 25 ft-lb. Remove the jack and lower the vehicle.
2nd Gen "How To" Front Camber Adjustment/Nylon Stud Removal
These cars need more negative front camber for anything other than straight line racing and driving. Increasing negative camber allows more even...