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Old 07-05-2014, 01:19 AM
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Worry less about the camber and more about the rear toe. That is usually the cause of rapid rear tire wear.

There is a published spec, but you want it set to the minimum of that range to maximize tire life. It will still toe in, but very little. You want some toe in for handling.

To visualize how this toe causes wear, think about the tire continually having to scuff as the vehicle proceeds down the road, since the toe in causes the tire to point slightly off the direction of travel. With wide tires, the greatest amount of scuffing happens at the inner and outer edges. And with the normal camber, the inside will wear more than the outside. So normal camber contributes, but it is the toe that promotes the wear.
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