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Neg Camber

So getting an alignment and new rubber for the 55. Friend suggests that I get the negative camber taken out so I don't eat my tires. I decided to have set back to factory settings. What have y'all done to save on tire wear? I don't know how long my front tires have been on the car, but the rears were only on the car for 7k miles and have only been on the car since last September. The car has also been sitting for almost 3 months as well.
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There's no adjustment in the rear. You need an aftermarket camber kit.
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Set toe to max toe-in; lower air pressure; drive faster on twisty roads; swop tires side to side every 5K miles.
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swop tires side to side every 5K miles.
the tires are directional and staggered and cant be swapped from side to side or front to back
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the tires are directional and staggered and cant be swapped from side to side or front to back
They can be swapped left/right. They just have to be remounted.
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They can be swapped left/right. They just have to be remounted.
Thanks for saving me from having to state the obvious


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