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post #21 of 80 (permalink) Old 03-09-2017, 01:37 PM
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My biggest issue with the MFC lift is the alignment. Our TH couldn't be put back into spec with the ~1" budget boost. It would be worse with more lift.


With the 2.5" Lift on the front and new camber plates, after alignment, the front is still within spec.


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With the 2.5" Lift on the front and new camber plates, after alignment, the front is still within spec.
I fixed it for you....

DIY lifts (and the standard lift you offer) do not include any means of correcting camber. Camber isn't adjustable with the factory front strut assembly. In some cases, lifting as little as 1" with the factory strut results in camber that can NOT be put back into spec (no adj). Is it out enough to cause poor tire wear? Unlikely, but it isn't in spec either.

This is exactly the case we had/have with our TH. 1.5" of lift in the front would push camber to far out in my opinion. It may be fine for some, but a blanket statement on camber being in spec for all is inaccurate.
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my budget lift did not affect camber and slightly just toed in ..in spec in a matter if minutes..,,
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my budget lift did not affect camber and slightly just toed in ..in spec in a matter if minutes..,,
It would've had to alter the camber. However, it is possible that it remained within spec. Our left (driver) side was fine. Only the passenger side was out.

Very few vehicles with struts have camber adjustments. With a typical bolt in style strut, it is common to open or slot the mounting holes. To allow for inward/outward movement which would allow correction. The KL has a special bearing type upper mount that makes this approach impossible. Another common fix is to make different length or adjustable lower arms. This too is tricky with the KL. For one; it is cast aluminium, but the larger issue is the type of joint used at the frame side connections.

Without a way to move the upper strut mount or a way to change the lower arm length, lifting the KL any amount WILL create more positive camber than it had prior to a lift. In many cases it stays in spec, but not all.
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MFC now offers the rear spacers by themselves. I definitely think those are superior to Aussie Lift.
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DIY lifts (and the standard lift you offer) do not include any means of correcting camber. Camber isn't adjustable with the factory front strut assembly. In some cases, lifting as little as 1" with the factory strut results in camber that can NOT be put back into spec (no adj). Is it out enough to cause poor tire wear? Unlikely, but it isn't in spec either.



This is exactly the case we had/have with our TH. 1.5" of lift in the front would push camber to far out in my opinion. It may be fine for some, but a blanket statement on camber being in spec for all is inaccurate.


Front camber is now correctable with my custom camber plates


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Front camber is now correctable with my custom camber plates


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Can these be purchased on your site? I have been hovering over buying a lift but there is no information on your site about the camber plates.
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Can these be purchased on your site? I have been hovering over buying a lift but there is no information on your site about the camber plates.


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Front camber is now correctable with my custom camber plates
And for use on the stock strut? ...or on a coil-over?

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