Alignment after lowering

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  1. Old Coot

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    I put in Mopar springs on all four corners. After checking alignment the car is -2.9 left side front, -2.4 right side front. I've ordered upper control arms, but haven't seen any other comments from people with the same problem.
     
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    DGatzby Gold Member Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member Midwest Regional Pres.

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    With KW -1.87/-1.82
     
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    Mine was 4.9 and 4.2 out yup I had to order front a arms and the extreme kit for front and rear
     
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    any idea what the range of correction is without buying and installing more parts?
     
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    Both of mine was opposite. My srt8 had no problems so I figured I'd get coil overs and go a lil lower but I should have noticed that when I drove the first few hundred miles on hellcat that the paint marks were still along the outside of the tire but on the inside were gone within 50 miles. Talked to several and there has been some issues every blue moon getting a really good angle for the best tire wear. Without adding aftermarket parts. Or according to the hunter alignment machine we could loosen the subframe bolts and put it on a frame machine and tweak it a little bit and retighten. But last time that was a 6 hr job. Lol
     
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    The only way I can see to correct it, was more parts. The rear didn't change much after the springs. I have Spohn adjustable track arms, so I'm not concerned with getting it adjusted. I'm very particular about alignment and wheel balance, so I don't mind a few extra bucks for the right parts. I'm glad that I'm not the only one with the same problem.
     
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    The car is so low stock. Why lower? With the roads and speed bumps we have here I am horrified at the thought of this.
     
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    I live in Tennessee and we have good roads and virtually no speed bumps. There are about ten Hellcats in Franklin, and I like mine different from everyone else.
     
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    Be careful and check the alignment. The car is lower than before so splitter protectors are a good investment

    Take care and be safe
     
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    I like em low.
    Have had several in past way lower than these can even get. Thanks for the warnings tho. image.jpeg
     
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    Because it looks sooooo much better with little to no gap in the wheel wells..that is why they get lowered. WP_20160523_007.jpg
     
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    Looks better lower and handles better lower too!
     
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    I said it in a different thread, but it's worth repeating. Those wheels look great!
     
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    Air suspension...so low its sick 12826085_1593657874290843_515768427_n.jpg
     
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    Are the adjustable a arms needed to get the alignment correct or can it be done with the stock arms? Getting ready to lower mine with the same mopar springs
     

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