looking for camber caster plates..

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Postby icehouse » 14 Feb 2007 13:32

I was actually thinking about that. I thought I could adjust the camber until it was what I wanted. What ever added caster I gained would just be a bonus. I was thinking of doing it to my rusty 4 door, since I already bought the plates. I wanted to just order the differnent plates for my buddys car. You could also center the crossmember if need be.
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby gbean » 08 May 2008 03:02

I have a quick question for you guys:

Have you all experienced having to buy slightly different harware than what is supplied with your s13 camber plates?
I got some on ebay and the attaching nut is to large a thread and diameter to fit a 510 or 280ZX strut insert.

Anyone have a picture of a ground control C/O kit assembled out of a car?
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby thisismatt » 08 May 2008 09:38

gbean wrote:I have a quick question for you guys:

Have you all experienced having to buy slightly different harware than what is supplied with your s13 camber plates?
I got some on ebay and the attaching nut is to large a thread and diameter to fit a 510 or 280ZX strut insert.

Anyone have a picture of a ground control C/O kit assembled out of a car?
thanks!
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby thisismatt » 08 May 2008 11:43

Here are the GC c/o's from technotoytuning on shortened s12 200sx struts. The hat in that picture is from a different set of GC camber plates - the hats that came with the c/o's have too small of a bore to fit over the MR2 tokico inserts I'm using.
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby gbean » 17 Nov 2009 23:02

I see what you are working with there and wonder:
Did you have the top of the insert shaft machined down on a lathe?
is so is it hard for a skilled machinist to do?
I could easily take my GR2 inserts to a machine shop and have them turned i guess....
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby thisismatt » 17 Nov 2009 23:49

The insert is for an MR2...shorter than a ZX insert. I had the strut housing (s12 200sx) shortened by Byron here on the forum.
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby gbean » 17 Nov 2009 23:57

Yeah my car wont be that low, at least not here in Sonoma County.
Im using the 280zx inserts in the 280zx struts, so I should only lose 1.5" to 2" from just the struts and camber plates.

So no mods to the inserts then?
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby thisismatt » 18 Nov 2009 00:08

Nope. I should have plenty of travel considering how short the struts are now, meaning they won't be far into compression at normal ride height.
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby gbean » 18 Nov 2009 00:26

How low is it sitting?
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby thisismatt » 18 Nov 2009 07:11

Pretty high right now...it's upside down on a rotisserie :oops:
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Re: looking for camber caster plates..

Postby gbean » 18 Nov 2009 23:11

:lol:

Wish I had the resources.....
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