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Old 10-06-2009, 07:56 PM
rocky raccoon rocky raccoon is offline
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alignment spec from ALLDATADIY

for my 1988 560SL

NOTE Perform alignment measurements in "Ready to Drive" condition, (i.e., at normal road height with simulated passenger load).
Front Axle
Camber [1]

Wheels in straight ahead position -0°10' (+10', -20')Max difference between left and right 0°20'
Caster [1]

Wheels in straight ahead position 10°30' (+30', -30')Max difference between left and right 0°30'
Toe-In [1]

Wheels spread at front with 90-110 Nm 0°20' (+10', -10')
Track Difference [2]

Angle at 20°lock of wheel nearest curve -0°45' (+40', -40')[1] Tolerances for test only. Try for nominal value during adjustment.[2] Value indicated without toe-in.
Rear Axle

Camber:
Measure distance in height from inner semi-trailing arm mount to lower edge of wheel bearing carrier coupling. Camber reading for measured height should be as follows:

Height Spec: 130 0°±30'125 0°15' ±30'120 0°30' ±30'115 0°45' ±30'110 1°±30'105 1°15' ±30'100 1°30' ±30'95 1°45' ±30'Toe Total (inch): 0°25' ±15'

Last edited by whunter; 07-23-2010 at 03:28 PM.
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