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    Quote Originally Posted by channie
    If yours adjust like mine do??? if your car has alot of neg camber at the mo, then before you put them on line them up with the original, then slightly extend them past that length this should make the camber less negative. From memory i have mine about -2.

    I posted this on the SXOC a week ago;

    http://www.sxoc.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=191255

    Go down the thread and there are some pics of my kit on and off the car, unfortunately i didnt fit them myself (Weve been having lame weather!), since then i have fitted new coilovers and they look like a doddle to put on!As you can see fron the pics mine came with new bolts to attach to the brake hub, but on the other end they re used the original bolts.
    I do have alot of Neg camber Gonna have a go tonight at fitting mine, although i can see a problem already, the new ones i have didnt come with bolts at the end like yours did : -


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    Quote Originally Posted by channie
    One thing i would recomend is getting a breaker bar! As long as possible, and a DECENT socket think it was a 17, 19, or 21. This makes the job a whole lot easier...
    But defo look at the thread above, the pictures will help alot, shows you before and after!
    I'm at work at the mo, but got all the forums up alday so if you have any more q's post or PM me!
    They are 17's IIRC, will oil it up and use some brut force me thinks .

    Going to also extend them past the original a little and see how it sits, will prob use a vertical spirit level to help.

    Cheers for the coments guys, will let you know how i get on tomorrow

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    Hmmm, from the looks of things it shouldnt be a problem, this is the before shot of mine...



    As you can see, provided you dont kill the nut and bolt getting it off (A common problem with using brute force )! You should be able to re-use the existing bolt and nut.
    I really do recommend using a breaker bar and a decent socket, coz if yours are on as tight as mine they are a pain to get off and if you bugger the nut or bolt you'll have to find a new one before saturday!

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    Which would be a problem

    I'll try and get hold of a breaker bar, but can see that being a problem too

    Also if thats where your coilovers sit, mine is adjusted lower, but hoping to raise it too

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    You'll have found out by the time you read this that you can reuse the existing bolts.

    If you're ever stuck for a breaker bar, a nice long narrow piece of pipe slotted over your socket works just as well.

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    My coilovers were knackered, i'l post some of my new ones, they sit alot higher!
    Dare i say it but Halfords are open till 8 during the week, and there professional range is very good quaility (Never thought i would use Halfords and Quality in the same sentence!) I paid ?18 for mine, but comes with a life time guarantee! It breaks there getting it back! If you buy sockets from there, only buy the pro ones as well, coz they have the same guarantee...

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    Well gusy there on

    I'll get pics up later, but they went on very easily , i drove round past the garage who does all the work on our companies cars and borrowed a breaker bar, i tried to loosen the bolts without this but it was never going to happen , yet with the breaker was a peice of ken fit i mean really

    Do you guys know if it is possible to adjust the camber with the arms fitted to the car, as i havent adjusted them nearly enough

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    Well, in theory they should adjust in situ. However...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicely
    Well, in theory they should adjust in situ. However...
    *Topper waits patiently*

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    Jeez...

    Luckily I've been able to check the Cusco ones under the desk. Yes, they should adjust in-situ.. The two end nuts are locking. The middle one adjusts the barrell length.

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    Thats what i was hoping, so if unlock the locking nut at the end and the base of the threaded parts, the middle should adjust outwards....... is that correct??

    Drawing time -


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