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Old 17-02-2018, 01:27 PM
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Default Recommendations/thoughts on camber plates

Hi guys,

Looking at front camber plates and based upon what I’ve read online I’ve narrowed it down to these (good quality plus I can source them from UK suppliers):

http://www.venommotorsport.com/suspe...mounts/bmw-z3/

Rubbish photos so some better, more detailed here...

http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showt...p?p=1067627190

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http://www.ca-int.co.uk/variants-Y2F...9MzE0OA==.html

Does anyone have any experience or thoughts on which are best?

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Old 17-02-2018, 03:14 PM
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I never realised these part were so expensive
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Old 17-02-2018, 06:15 PM
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Yeah, hence I was seeing if I could get a secondhand set
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I'm after some of these too. I spoke to c_w about the benefits of swapping the stock ones left to right and he thinks it works ok but I like the idea of adjustable versions to set the car up just right.

I can't pretend I'd know what to do for the best, but a friend is a top chassis engineer at JLR and once my conversion #2 is complete he's going to help set my car up suspension wise.

What's your plan Ian?
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Old 18-02-2018, 07:18 PM
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I’m looking to cure the slightly sticking out wheel/tyre with about -2degrees, trim the arch liner and then hopefully drop the front a bit lower as well....never been quite happy with the front stance
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I’m looking to cure the slightly sticking out wheel/tyre with about -2degrees, trim the arch liner and then hopefully drop the front a bit lower as well....never been quite happy with the front stance
Aahh, it's all about stance then. I'd have a warranty claim from whoever sold you the LMs
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Aahh, it's all about stance then. I'd have a warranty claim from whoever sold you the LMs
It’s crossed my mind....!!

It’s the KWs that have done it, being forced to run a spacer
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Good thing about swapping the top mounts left to right is it's quite cheap if you do it yourself! Fully adjustable will be best to set a car up but I've never really gone that far with my car.

I quite like the fact I'm using OE mounts in terms of NVH, but also don't run coilovers so can't really change to them anyway.
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I've got swapped top mounts, its a cheap way of getting a few deg negative camber. I've probably driven a thousand miles on this set-up and not noticed any excessive tyre wear. I want to get camber plates though as this set-up with standard wheels (+15mm spacers) tucks the wheels in a bit too much.

I'll probably go the KW route as the shocks have proved to be good quality.
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