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I ordered H&R Sport springs 1.5 front 1.4 rear you all probably know this. Also ordered KYB Gas Adjust shocks for it.

Ive been reading through the forums looking at camber kits and what not and I came across a thread about Bolt kits for the front?
The bolt kits are required to adjust the camber. You will be happy they are installed if you plan to install new springs.

and also rear camber arms?

Where can I find these so I can have the correct alignment?
 

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i think with the small adjustments of the suspension you wont be needing the camber kit. its still at the adjustable range. what wheels are you gona sport?size?
 

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i really like the look of OJwerks's 19's but im probably going to stick with 18's
 

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i think with 18's and minimal lowering height you dont need the camber kit
 

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or you can adjust the camber first to try, more or less the shop can asses weather you'll need 1:)
 

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im doin the work myself.I just dont know where to get the kit if I need it..
 

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My experience with my 2000 SLK230:

I replaced my stock 16" with SLK AMG multi "twin spoke" 17" with 235/40 X17 front, 245/40 X17 rear Yoko ES100 ZR.

I was told by a friend/ neighbor MBZ mechanic that the dealer would be able to do a much better alignment than an outside shop.

So, I took the car to local Walnut Creek ,CA Stead Motors MBZ and asked for 4 wheel alignment with fronts set to extra ~1 1/2 dgeree positive camber.

They needed to replace with factory/ dealer available camber bolts to add the extra only 1 1/2 degrees. Parts cost was minimal at ~$30 for all the bolts. I do not know the MBZ part #, but the dealer was able to complete same day.

I do like the cornering and road feel better now, than the original settings.

Mark
 

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yup, your right, it doesnt need a camber kit if its minor, im pretty sure of that. my suggestion is to install the springs and the wheels then go to an alignment center to check if you need a camber kit. but i doubt you'll need it:)
 

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alright sounds good guess ill go for the install and see.Thanks
 

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ok, let us know what happened
 
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