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      04-30-2013, 04:22 PM   #1
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Alignment Settings? with KW S/O Kit

I just got my KW S/O Kit installed, and today I'm about to take my car to BMW for the alignment and some other service.

I know someone at BMW that can do whatever alignment specs I'd like, however my question to you all is, what do I want?

Please keep in mind that I daily drive the car every day, and do a couple track days a year. I also have no camber kit, so all adjustments will be made to stock settings.

According to:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=367003

a lot of guys are putting more camber in the front?

Is there a conservative / slightly aggressive setting that I can ask for that won't kill my tires and yield some benefits?

Should I just ask him to set it within factory specs? I'm a bit lost.

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      04-30-2013, 07:42 PM   #2
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I'm running an aggressive street/track alignment on my car. It handles very well on the track even on street tires.
Don't remember my alignment specs but i will look it up for you and post it here.
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i believe anything less than 1.5 negative camber is pretty tame
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-1.5 front and -1.8 rear feels great to me on the street.
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      05-01-2013, 12:43 PM   #5
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-1.5 front and -1.8 rear feels great to me on the street.
That's where I'm at. Handles good
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I am running negative 1.5 to 1.6 front and negative 1.9 rear. Tires are expensive and short-lived enough that I stuck with about the maximum end of the BMW specified range. .10 degrees total toe in front and .13 degrees total toe in rear. Toe can also affect inner wear.
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