Is Camber adjustable on W203's

Discussion in 'Wheels, Tyres, Brakes & Suspension' started by kjay, Nov 27, 2008.

  1. kjay

    kjay Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Am looking to get a 4 wheel align and camber done on my 03 C-class coupe. The car is lowered with Eibach springs.

    Can the front and rear camber be adjusted or will I need to fit offset bolts, washers etc. If so where can I get them?

    Jay.

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    x332race Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I recently took my W203 to Wheels in Motion in Chesham.

    They adjusted the camber but needed different bolts....they had these in stock.
     
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    Its funny bolts with a couple of grooves in them that go through the control arm bushes
     
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    They are not cheap either for a bolt!
     
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    Thanks. Are these needed front and rear or just the rear?

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    Just for the front, the rear has OEM fitted adjusters.

    Most times the only need to install adjusters is to regain camber/ castor symmetry. The deeper camber positions are normally desired and this compliments the cars handling after lowering.

    A worry for the owner is elevated tyre wear but since the lowered car has less dynamic gains in the camber you can afford a lower figure.
     
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    Was your insurance premium much higher with the suspension mod ?

    Reason I ask is mine goes through the roof if I suggest altering anything other than the wheels, which were an acceptable £25 additional charge.
     
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    Re-newed this year with Adrian Flux.

    Listed every mod in detail. I think it was about 450 quid.
    They're also are quite good on price when it comes to engine mods.

    Jay.

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    Too much for me, I could not afford that, wife would kill me if I even suggested...:(
     
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    450 was the full premium - Not 450 extra!

    Fully comp, Full NCB, 3 points, about 40 ish;) .
     

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