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    Can anyone tell me when you lower your Astra G 35mm does it wear the inside of the tyres because the camber is of. My car is a diesel so it will be slightly lower because of the weight of the engine

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    nothing really noticible

    But just for your info, the camber is not adjustable on a mk4.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skuzzle
    But just for your info, the camber is not adjustable on a mk4.
    Unless you have the camber adjustment kit fitted! (Regal do one for the mk4 I believe)

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    I asked about the regal kit, was told it'd not worth it for all the difference it would make, it would not stay set and would need adjusting regularly.

    Maybe worth it if you go for expensive tyres though.

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    or a stupidly huge drop
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    Re: suspension? tyre wear

    Quote Originally Posted by paul
    Can anyone tell me when you lower your Astra G 35mm does it wear the inside of the tyres because the camber is of. My car is a diesel so it will be slightly lower because of the weight of the engine
    Doesn't really wear at all, I had my front camver adjusted on my coupe. So i'm assuming the front camber can be adjusted on the AstraG's. When i had my cooupe lowered I was getting -1 to -1.5 camber front and rear, so all within limits.

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    Again not sure about hatch but my coupe has been adjusted quite a few times now, I spoke to vauxhall technical customer care Luton, they advise if you are have it adjusted to replace the four big bolts that hold your strut to your hub carrier which is what they use to adjust the camber. I had mine done without replacing the bolts and it slipped after a few days of driving and hitting bumps and the like, the last time I had the bolts replaced and 2 months later all is still perfect!!

    The botls only cost £3.96 for the four (they act a bit like stretch bolts and never hold tight after the first shot)
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    Got any pics of your set up.

    It would be intresting to see.

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