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Castor and Camber Angles

Postby Bimsy » Fri Mar 16, 2018 6:28 pm

Hi All, Anyone out there could help? Looking for Front Castor and Camber angles for E36 Compact rally car, using Adjustable top mounts. Heard that camber should be around 1 degree negative? any opinions?

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Re: Castor and Camber Angles

Postby Overthelimit » Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:06 pm

E36 Coupe. I use about 3 deg front and 2 deg rear on tarmac. About 1 degree each in the trees.
Feels OK, not much understeer issue.
The local BMW circuit race guys have what looks like about 5 degrees at each end!!!
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Re: Castor and Camber Angles

Postby Bimsy » Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:44 pm

Cheers, I take it your talking about negative Camber? Any idea on the Caster angle?

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Re: Castor and Camber Angles

Postby petsracing » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:10 pm

For gravel the factory sport set up is perfect and is exactly the same as a mk2 escort gravel set up 3 degrees castor and 1.5 to 1.7 camber with a touch of toe in
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Re: Castor and Camber Angles

Postby Bimsy » Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:57 pm

Sorry guys I should have pointed out it is for Tarmac Rally not Gravel

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Re: Castor and Camber Angles

Postby Overthelimit » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:38 pm

Yes, negative camber.
I have E36 M3 top mounts swapped left to right and offset lower arm rear bushes which alter the castor.
I dont know how much they alter it though.
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Re: Castor and Camber Angles

Postby mrfuzzyfelts » Tue Apr 03, 2018 11:25 am

2.5-3 on front Neg

1.5 on back i run
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