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Here is the story, I installed a set of Eibach Pro-Kit springs 6 months ago on my 2000 Porsche Boxster S. I had an alignment done right after by Sparks tire (good shop), two months later tires were eaten up so I got new tires and a new alignment by Alignment Specialist (Best in St. Louis). Then, last week. I noticed my rear tires were gone again. I called Eibach and told them the story. Their tech dept. said it was all the alignment shops that I used, so I went to Park town Motors(local Porsche dealer), and they still could not get it in spec. Again, I called Eibach their tech dept. said “oh it is the bushings or something is bent”. So Friday, 2/18 I drove to Kansas City Missouri to go to Imagine Auto a very well known Porsche race tuning shop recently with their 996 TT on the cover of Excellence magazine advertising a car with 683 WHP and 744 PD TQ. I had them take a look, unfortunately, I had installed everything correctly. I wish they had a better answer for me like I screwed it up. Then they had the car aligned again by their specialist that gets every car in spec., but of course mine still did not. It will not come to anything less then -2.0 camber. The car is also sitting at 3/4" lower than it supposed to. I have spoken with Blaine at Eibach's tech department many times with no avail except to take off the springs, send them in "we" will then inspect them and pretty much tell me how I am screwed. What should I do I have spent $500 in alignments in the last week and over two grand on this project. What are my choices and if I do not have any please be advised of Eibach's lack of customer care that they have and will continue to provide.

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When you say they cant get more than -2 degrees, is that on both rears or just one side? If its on both, and you werent chewing tires up before the springs Im going to guess you were given the wrong springs somehow. If its only one side thats out, then its probably something bent. Is it common to need after market eccentrics after installing these springs?

If your sitting almost an inch lower than you're supposed to be, Im guessing you got the wrong springs somehow. Thats all I can think of.

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