'84 CGT Drop/Camber?
david.ullrich at gmail.com
Wed Feb 6 10:46:07 PST 2008
I used Type 89 Eibach Sport springs at the front only on my 87 CGT. They
added a nice rake to it without making it look rediculous. I think its a
great way to "level" the car.
-Audiless for now
On Feb 5, 2008 10:27 PM, Huw Powell <audi at humanspeakers.com> wrote:
> > I'm looking to drop my '84 CGT with VOGTLAND springs and expect to
> > have to make some camber adjustments. Any special kits, info or BTDT
> > would be greatly appreciated.
> Camber is adjusted at the balljoint/control arm junction. I would
> assume that you are simply going to take the car in for an alignment
> after installation?
> Now, if it alters the caster, that's tough, because the type 85 (and 89)
> has no caster adjustment. Don't know if anyone sells caster plate kits
> for them that will fit the stock strut mounts.
> > Also, anyone ever just lowered the front end and not the rear? The
> > front normally seems to profile much higher and almost needs to be
> > lowered to balance visually?
> I think what you are seeing is because the front wheel wells are bigger
> (for steering, and I suppose brake dive).
> However, it sure sounds interesting - get a bit more rake to the cars
> Also if you put on big tires and have big people in the back seat, you
> won't get the fender rub.
> Huw Powell
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