What alignment are you guys running?

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  1. wtywlyshelby

    wtywlyshelby TMO Intermediate

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    I currently swapped out R front springs, R rear swaybar, and camber plate. I also made the alignment close to what Ford recommended: -1.7f 0 toe, -1.25r 1/8 inches toe in. My question is, the car does not give me enough rotation at low-speed corner. The understeer is manageable, but definitely not suitable for my driving style. Anyone running different alignment setting and have positive feedback on car's behavior, please let me know. I am gonna change my alignment setting to more front negative camber to see how that works. (Maybe -2.0 or -2.2 front and keep the rear same) But I wanna see what everyone else is running as a reference.
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    VoodooBoss Rick Moderator

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    Are you running a square tire setup on track? Also what tires are you using?
     
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    wtywlyshelby TMO Intermediate

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    Haven’t tracked the car yet. Stock tires and stock staggered setup.
     
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    Squaring up the tires will help with the understeer. Plus running a Michelin SC2 or similar tire will also help.
     
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    wtywlyshelby TMO Intermediate

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    So keep the alignment as it is and change the tires first?
     
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    Track it first and then decide what you need to do. I noticed a slight push in mine stock and when adding camber plates with lighter wheels and 305/30/19 SC2's it disappeared.
     
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    I agree. I tracked the car bone stock (street alignment) and then with the recommended track alignment; the difference was night and day. Even the track alignment is pretty conservative. IMO go out and experience it for yourself, that alone will make you better.
     
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