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Old 07-02-2010, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by ericnova72
Adding shims will make your camber situation worse, you need to remove shims as you have to move the top of the spindle outward to remove negative camber. The offset upper A-arm shaft is frequently needed to accomplish this as usually you will not get enough camber removed before you run out of shims to remove.

Each 1/16" shim is worth 1/4 degree-----so you would have to remove 1/4" worth of shims both front and rear, to get an additional degree of camber.

Not likely to happen 'cause you probably have only a couple of paper thin shims in there anyway.

This is a common issue on the X-Frame cars from 58-64
A good frame shop should be able to push/pull it straight again.
(block the K-member and pull the the frame rails down--this rotates the top of the frame out)

Best bet would be to get he offset upper shafts.
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