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Old 08-02-13, 07:28 AM   #1
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Default Conti DWS pulling to right have question about resetting camber

I have 2011 ISF with 285/19/30R and 245/19/35F I'm now aware due to asymmetrical design these tires tend to make car pull to right but would it be possible to fix this issue by increasing left camber and decreasing right camber? and if so by how much for left and right.
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I've got these on my GS with similar pulling right issue after a 4-wheel alignment. I wouldn't even consider messing with camber to fix this (don't even think you can) as you will neagtively affect tire wear.
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The pull has nothing to do with the asymmetrical design. You either have a bunk alignment or a defective tire. All else proper, a car will pull towards most positive camber, so if you have -.5 camber (camber in) both sides and want to combat a pull to the right, you would make the left side -.4 and the right side -.6 as a starting point. This small change won't cause any tire wear issues, but may or may not be enough to fix the issue. How old are the tires? If the alignment is verified good (not just seat of the pants good), and the pull is there, get continental to warranty out one or both front tires...
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