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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Aug 19th, 18, 06:05 AM Thread Starter
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Upper A-arms: GW, Hotchkis, others - seeking caster

Giving serious consideration to Global West tubular A-arm uppers to get more caster. I currently have 5.5 degrees with 1.5 degrees neg camber. Didn't do the Guildstrand mod since that was a little more invasive & irreversible to our matching-numbers Z.

Do folks have good experience with GW's setup, and what kind of alignment settings are you able to get. Realistically, I'd love to see around 7 degrees caster and 2.5 negative camber, but wanted to check with the wisdom here before pulling the trigger.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Aug 19th, 18, 06:08 AM
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Re: Upper A-arms: GW, Hotchkis, others - seeking caster

That seems like a lot of negative camber. What kind of use will the car see?

I would also worry about rubbing with 7 degrees of caster with stock lower control arms.

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