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      10-08-2014, 10:24 AM   #1
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Eibach Prokit Camber Issues

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So I recently purchased an Eibach prokit from a user on the forums here (great quality no worries). However, after installing the kit (shocks and springs) on my 2011 135i and taking it the alignment shop they said they were unable to properly align the vehicle.

Right Front Camber is at -0.6
Left Rear Camber is at -2.3 and toe is 0.15
Right Rear Camber is at -2.5 and toe is 0.16

I am not entirely sure what happened in the process of installing that would make the vehicle not align properly and i'm looking for any advice. Also, after checking with the original owner he sent me a copy of his alignment read out showing perfect numbers, so i'm not sure what to do at this point.

I would love some sage advice.
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Did you load the suspension prior to torquing the bolts down?

What was the passenger front specs set to?
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I did not torque them under load, I know that is ideal but I have no way of doing that because we are working on the ground. All that will do is slightly stress the bushings out but it will not affect the alignment angles.

What do you mean by 'passenger specs set to'?

Thanks for the response as well!
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http://imgur.com/54S8176 is a picture of the alignment specs the techs gave me.

edit: http://imgur.com/v47rUOs this is the right picture.
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Are your alignment pins pulled? You're lowered by what, 1.5"? That will give more negative camber on it's own. FWIW I run it at -1.3 front and -2.5 rear. But my toe is less than yours.
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Pins are not pulled, but it's only the rear that is having issues.
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Pins are not pulled, but it's only the rear that is having issues.
I hear you. I was just curious about the -.6 front camber number.

On the sheet at the bottom it mentions "camber max positive" Did you ask for that, or did the alignment guy misunderstand something or is that unrelated?

The fact that everything is so symmetrical makes me think it's just your drop. Do you have any pictures of the rear control arms position with it on the ground? Also, just spouting here, but you don't have positive rake do you, see also the fronts aren't new and the rear dampers blown out?
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