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04-27-2007, 02:42 AM
I was wondering when i get my eibach springs, i was told that i have to get the alignment fix. How easy is it to do your self or is it something that i should take to get done

04-27-2007, 07:51 AM
An alignment is something that needs to be done with an alignment machine. There are ways to do it yourself, but unless you are an expert at it, I would leave it to an alignment shop.

04-27-2007, 08:00 AM
You will also need to purchase and install some adjustable caster/camber plates in order to get a good alignment.

04-27-2007, 09:05 AM
I would let the springs settle for at least a couple of weeks before getting an alignment. As stated above, C/C plates will help in the alignment process, but sometimes they can get it within spec if the drop is not too severe (aka Eibach Pro-kit).

04-28-2007, 01:25 PM
The Eibach pro-kit springs will most likely put your front end into a situation where the alignment shop cannot get the camber just right. It will most likely be right on the negative limit of the suggested camber range. Suggested camber range is -1.5 to 0.3 degrees. My 2001 Cobra was -1.4 & -1.5 degrees after pro-kit spring installation. The notice excessive Inside tread wear within a couple hundred miles.

CC plates solve this problem easy. CC plates are one step harder to install that performing an oil change. Piece of cake. I have the MW ones and they fit great and work perfectly.

FYI, my 2001 Cobra with Eibach pro-kit springs also required a Toe adjustment after installation.