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Question Different alignment specs for lowered car?

My Bilsteins are finally shipping so I can get those installed w/my CS lowering springs after waiting several months. I currently have 0 toe all around & -1.5 camber in the rear.

Will this suffice for a lowered car as well? If not, what specs should I go for?
Do I even need a new alignment after lowering the car?

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The install instructions for my springs said install, drive 500 miles, get an alignment check/done, do another 500 and check again. Alignments aren't that expensive and could save you from blowing through a set of tires.

Idk about your personal specs for after but I'm sure others will have input.

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The install instructions for my springs said install, drive 500 miles, get an alignment check/done, do another 500 and check again. Alignments aren't that expensive and could save you from blowing through a set of tires.

Idk about your personal specs for after but I'm sure others will have input.
Yea, I just wanted to get it all done in 1 visit. Gonna be a while before I put 500 miles on as I work from home.
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So far, I think the car drives straighter after lowering it & not re-aligning lol
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Lowering your car typically increases the negative camber. Toe will change a small amount but I cant remember if lowering tends to toe in or out.

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I would have it checked. For street or occasional Auto-X, I go -1deg all around and zero toe all around. Lowering the front of our cars tends to add neg camber and toe-in.
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I would have it checked. For street or occasional Auto-X, I go -1deg all around and zero toe all around. Lowering the front of our cars tends to add neg camber and toe-in.
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Once I put a few more miles on it. Before lowering, I had it at 0 toe all around & -1.5 camber.
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