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Old 07-01-2013, 08:06 PM
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GP Alignment

Has anyone else put their GP on the Alignment Rack? We put our GP on the rack to see what it was.
Stock: Camber
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-2 deg -1.8deg

Rear was right at -1.6deg.

Kinda Curious to see if anyone else has and see what numbers they have.

I switched to some BFG tires, and added some Adjustable Hsport Rear Camber links.
Now alignment is -2deg on both front, and -1.4 both in the rear with less toe.
 
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That is great stock camber. I am jealous, I had to add front camber plates to my 2006 GP to get to -2.0.
The -1.6 rear camber seems to be about the least negative you can adjust to with the stock adjustment with about a 1/2 to 3/4" lowering.

Which BFG tires did you go with? Was it the Rivals?
 
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Anyone figured out what's the optimal height and alignment settings yet?
 
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How is the GP getting -2 camber? Does it have camber plates?
 
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The GP upper strut towers are slotted to allow more camber.

I put the Hsport rear camber links to get my camber down.

As for tires I put the BFG Sports on my car.
 
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So the strut towers are slotted more than the standard R56? Why not just extend the slots on an R56 instead of installing camber plates?
 
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Originally Posted by WayMotorWorks View Post
Has anyone else put their GP on the Alignment Rack? We put our GP on the rack to see what it was.
Stock: Camber
LF RF
-2 deg -1.8deg

Rear was right at -1.6deg.

Kinda Curious to see if anyone else has and see what numbers they have.

I switched to some BFG tires, and added some Adjustable Hsport Rear Camber links.
Now alignment is -2deg on both front, and -1.4 both in the rear with less toe.
What is the stock toe settings front and back and what is your toe settings now? Thanks
 
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Originally Posted by k_h_d View Post
So the strut towers are slotted more than the standard R56? Why not just extend the slots on an R56 instead of installing camber plates?
Yes they are slotted way more than the standard R56, and if you want to you can slot the towers on the standard R56 to get more camber
 
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Yes they are slotted way more than the standard R56, and if you want to you can slot the towers on the standard R56 to get more camber
How long are the gp2 slots

My roadster needs some additional camber to make the best use of the b16 PSS10 bilstiens,
I'm planning on keeping the oem topmounts for compliance on my local rough pot-holed roads

The car will be mine to the grave so not too worried about any enhancements
Not being to everyone's taste
 
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How long are the gp2 slots
GP slots are 24mm long

 
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I had mine on a rack recently and it was -1.8 all the way around. I put some Vorshlags on up front and now I'm running -2.5 front and -1.8 in the rear. Car handles nicely on track. I've still got some understeer going on that I'd like to work out. I'm also still on a stock rear sway though..
 
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So... would you recommend -2 front camber and -1.5 rear camber for a lowered daily driver? Or something a little more conservative like -1.5 front and rear?
 
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Old 04-03-2018, 02:57 PM
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Not sure if that question was directed at me... I wouldn't hesitate at all to run the settings you just mentioned on a DD though. Go for it
 
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Old 04-03-2018, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by favino1006 View Post
Not sure if that question was directed at me... I wouldn't hesitate at all to run the settings you just mentioned on a DD though. Go for it
Not really directed at anyone in particular, but since you answered... -1.5 camber all around, of the -2 in the front?
 
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Old 04-21-2018, 02:33 PM
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Here's what I'm running:

- Pirelli P7 215/45 R17
- dropped the Bilsteins down to the lowest level with the following heights (measured thru centerline of rim on level garage floor to lowest point on fender lip, no driver, mostly full tank of gas)
LF 623mm/RF 626MM/LR 635mm/RR 635MM

Aligned 5 months ago to "stock" Mini GP specs per BMW:

Front Camber L -1.9/R -1.8 deg
Front Toe L/R .05 deg
Rear Camber L -1.9/R-2.3 deg
Rear Toe L .10/R .20 deg
Thrust angle .01 deg

I do notice the back end breaks loose/feels loose on sharp corners w/acceleration, kinda like it wiggles out if you know what I mean.
 
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With the -2.5 front and -1.8 rear does the car rotate more? I am at -2.5 front and -1.5 rear very stable but no rotation.
 
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