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      05-06-2009, 09:22 AM   #51
GregW / Oregon

Drives: 2015 M4 Coupe, 2012 ML350
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Front suspension & clearances to tire

Originally Posted by M3V8Driver View Post
Shouldn't this be a non issue since our M3s utilize a McPherson type strut up front? I mean, doesn't the strut assembly move with the hub/wheel assembly? So if you only have a 1/4" clearance at -1 degree camber, then shouldn't you still have 1/4" clearance at -2 degree camber? I think the poster is thinking about a double A-arm front suspension where the arms move in and out, but not the shock, thus changing tire/wheel clearance. Please correct me if I'm wrong, as I am new to bimmers. Thanks.
You are correct.
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Greg Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA
2015 M4 Coupe - Silverstone/Sakhir/CF
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