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Hello all,

Just a question about installing TRD lowering springs:

Once they are installed, the camber angle (and probably toe/caster angles too) will be changed and a re-alignment is needed, I don't physically know how this is corrected, which leads me to the question - does the Camry have something up there that is adjustable to correct this or are 'camber plates' needed?

Please help explain this if possible.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Asian N00b Modder
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I heard TRD springs aren't that bad, just get an alignment and you should be good.
 

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Sedan Life
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theyre a direct bolt on...all youd need to do is get a proper alignment and youll be good to go
 

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Mr. Ed
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how long should u let ur springs set in b4 u get an alignment? or should u just get it done right away
 

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Here and there...
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how long should u let ur springs set in b4 u get an alignment? or should u just get it done right away
You should get alignment done right away. Springs setle-in has nothing to do with alignment.
 

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Here and there...
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:whatthe:

I think it does :ugh3:, when the spring settles the camber changes.....
Well, in my case it did not change. Right after my eibach springs were installed I had the alignment done. I came back 2 weeks for another alignment (free) and the specs were the same. I came back around 2 months later for another alignment (free again) and the specs were the same again.
The owner of the Supspension told me to get the alignment done right away because springs set in will not change the alignment. I didn't feel comfortable so he offered three alignments to make me feel comfortable. I also read on this forum from TRDVVTi but I had to go through it myself to believe it.
On the camber changes, I am a newbie at supspension but I guessing that since TRD/Eibach drop is not a big drop therefore camber doesn't affected.
For those of you whom are the experts please help me out here.
 

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480 HP 2.4L = lying ricer
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:whatthe:

I think it does :ugh3:, when the spring settles the camber changes.....
Again, you DO NOT need to let the springs settle in before you get an alignment. The slight bit of change that will occur isn't enough to change the alignment.

Think about it. How could manufacturers EVER align a car, or any race team align a car if that were true. They all use new springs and align the car, and the alignment doesn't change as the springs settle in.

That's just another internet myth spread by people who don't know what they're talking about.
 
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