Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Mercedes-Benz SL Discussion Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 10-06-2009, 08:17 AM
88Black560SL
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: NC
Posts: 3,003
560SL Alignment Specs

Does anyone have MB published wheel alignment specs for a 1986 560SL. They are not on the CD or Chassis service manual and I get conflicting data from all other sources. I now have the car aligned within Firestone specs but it sucks and pulls left.
__________________
To see my 129 parts for sale visit:
http://stores.ebay.com/The-Mercedes-SL-Store
John Roncallo
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-06-2009, 05:01 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Greater Metropolitan Beaverdam VA
Posts: 2,522
alignment

Specs I used are in ALLDATADIY. I am at work and will send when I get home this evening. I will also check my mantenance CD also. They are not all the same.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-06-2009, 07:56 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Greater Metropolitan Beaverdam VA
Posts: 2,522
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.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-07-2009, 09:01 PM
88Black560SL
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: NC
Posts: 3,003
Excellent
Thank You
__________________
To see my 129 parts for sale visit:
http://stores.ebay.com/The-Mercedes-SL-Store
John Roncallo
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page