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Originally Posted by 911st View Post
Got it, as the car gets lower the bottoms of the struts push wider because of the A arm effect adds neg camber.

However, I believe the tie rods push out until they get to square to the ground . After that they then get shorter as they start to angle upward toward the struts.

So I suspect lowering most always increases neg camber. However when lowering from stock height, at first it toes in, then at some point past "euro heigh look" can start to toe out.
No, actually it toes out the whole way, just in a curve.

This was designed in from the factory. Not only are the control arm and tie-rod not parallel, they are also different lengths. Plus the tie-rod is moving in a uniform arc, while the steering arm is not. Makes things a little more complicated than meets the eye.
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