Per Schroeder
Per Schroeder SuperDork
5/13/04 4:01 p.m.

After a hectic few weeks, we got out to the garage last night and started work on the SRT-4's suspension. The anti-roll bar from a PT Cruiser convertible and the camber adjustment kits worked fine.

However, the Dynamic Suspension front and rear struts will not work for a stock class car, as the free length of the shock is too short by over an inch both front and rear. We'll be investigating other shock absorber fitments.

Now, we need to get the car aligned, we'll be starting out with the maximum amount of negative camber in the front, 1/8" toe out and for the rear, zero camber and zero toe.

"Maximum negative camber in the front" wound up being just .5 degrees. We're pretty underwhelmed by the adjustment available with the factory camber bolt kit. With the toe-out in the front and zero toe in the rear, the car does seem much more willing to turn in.

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