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I just received my car its used with 38000 miles. It looks like the tires are newer but has some inner wear. Im specifically looking for info on aligning the tires for a longer and even wear. Any help will be greatly Appreciated! My wife loves her new (to her) CC.
 

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Take to a shop and have it aligned, presto...

Most people can't or do not know how to align themselves, and
it takes more than just "eyeing" it up for the most part. You can't
properly adjust toe on pavement because there is nothing for the
tire to pivot on. Tires are placed on spinning discs so the toe can
be adjusted, doing it on pavement usually means over adjustment...

There is very little no no camber adjustment. You can loosen the lower ball
join nuts and try to bang it out/in, but that's all you got, unless your lower
control arms have cam washers at the bushing bolts for adjusting camber.
That you can adjust with the right tool, they sell digital tools to set camber.
Toe is much harder to adjust without a machine. You need to make marks
on the pavement, fender line, bla bla...
 

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Thanks for the info. I was specifically looking for a suspension type (if that is what its called). Id also like to know if the rear suspension in particular can be adjusted for camber. To me it looks like there is obvious negative camber and I'd like it to be as close to 0 as I can get it. There is a great shop in town does lowered cars and the like including race car stuff. I'm sure they can help I want to be a little more informed before I go there, Does anyone have the maximum camber adjustment to the rear? Approximate will do or am I about to screw this up!
 

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Independent Rear Suspension (IRS) usually has camber adjustment.
You will see the cam washers on the top bushing bolts. Front, usually
not at all unless a kit is installed. You can look at your suspension,
the bolts at the bushings for these:

You see the shape of the washers on the bolts, and guides beside them? This means camber
can be adjusted.

You probably won't see that setup up front. People usually install an adjustable
lower ball joint, or camber adjuster cap on the struts.

Those are the strut cap adjusters, with degree indicator.


This is an add on kit for the lower control arms:



Adjustable lower Ball joint:


Or, you can pound on these up front:

This is how some alignment shops adjust it, if not adjustable, if you hear them say
they pounded it out as much as they could...

Here is a simple guide:
 
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