Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2005 20:54:50 -0400 From: "WitchDr" <Witch**DRnospamnobulkemail.net.ru> Subject: Re: Can rear camber be adjusted on a 00 Viggen?
"Dexter J" <lamealameadingdongnospamlamelame.org> wrote in message news:op.syj2u7h3ngtaownospam.eastlink.ca... > Actually - that changes the complexion of this completely. You should > still check the work list as forwarded because bearings and bushings are > known to go together - but it is completely possible someone has stuffed a > wrong set of aftermarket springs in the rear somewhere along the way. It's been mine all along so I know no aftermarket springs were installed but I'm starting to think I should just get used to the wear since it's not severe. > Brother Stamp is quite correct about the camber question (assuming it's > wearing like negative camber).. You would have to think about going > non-directional tires so you can reverse them on the rims rather than just > side to side. > Here's perhaps my only really good uprate tip for NG900. > Go for a set of rear Boge shocks from a C9000 (pre 93) and grind down the > ring to mount them on the NG900. Then set the toe a little out on the > front end. Just one extra degree or so. It will totally change the way the > machine handles the road for the better for not a lot of cash. I did this > to our 1994 and was *stunned* at how much better it tossed around the > corners with that mod. I might think about it if it was my old 900SET but this is a Viggen and the thing corners so good, I tend to wus out before the car gets to the limit. For a FWD car the thing is just plain phenomenal...and it's got a ton of accelleration. Every once in a while I think about getting a new car...then I go shredding in the Viggen;) FWIW, I put a good set of urethane bushings in my 900SET and I was floored at how much of a difference it made. Best $50 I spent on that thing. Even my Saab mechanic said it was amazing.