[s-cars] Eibach/Bilstein and Camber - What's *the* Solution?

Evan Levine evan.levine at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 20:14:08 EDT 2005

The ECS plate "modification" is really not a big deal. When I installed them
a couple years ago I wasn't expecting it. The bolt came up and hit the lip.
I grabbed a pair of vice grips, latched on, bent it back a tiny bit and it
slipped right through perfectly.
 Don't let that be a reason not to go that route!

 On 9/23/05, Djdawson2 at aol.com <Djdawson2 at aol.com> wrote:
> In a message dated 9/23/2005 4:57:04 PM Mountain Standard Time,
> mark.pollan at mci.com writes:
> 2B Pros: Saves expensive rubber, caster adjustment, saves expensive
> rubber,
> does not require disassembly of suspension to install (is this really
> true?), saves expensive rubber.
> 2B Cons: Expensive (@ $600), noisy (is a stereo upgrade required?)
> I installed the 2B plates on my car just recently, after replacing both
> control arms and both tie rod assemblies. I figured it to be the
> appropriate
> time as I was going to need an alignment anyway.
> To your points... Yes, it is true that install is VERY easy, and requires
> no
> disassembly of the suspension, other than the removal of the upper mounts
> and
> bearings. This was a job I did in about a half hour following the supplied
> instructions.
> Yes, they cost a bit (I got mine as part of a GP a while back for about
> $400, as I recall). However, they are NOT noisy at all, or harsh. This
> came as
> a big surprise to me. No need to upgrade the stereo.
> Once installed, I realigned my car to have 1 degree of negative camber in
> the front (with me in the car)... which equates to about -.9 on the
> passenger
> side, and -1.1 on the driver's side with me not in the car. I was also
> able
> to pick up some MUCH needed caster. That, in and of itself, was worth the
> money in that it reduces the S-car's tendancy to tramline.
> HTH,
> Dave
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