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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.
The tie-rod connects to the steering arm on the strut and the toe is controlled by the length between the steering arm and tie-rod pivot. Therefore, the tie-rod does not car what the ground is doing, just where the strut is. The toe will be more outward as the strut moves away (gaining negative camber). If the strut moved in, over the top of the camber curve, it would toe-in. I do not think you can get that low without some effort.
1971 chassis, 2.7RS spec MFI engine, suspension mods, lightened

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