Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog Tech Info Tech Forums
  Search our site:    
 Cart  | Project List | Order Status | Help    

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-15-2002, 08:55 PM
dkw dkw is offline
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Wash DC
Posts: 15
Camber limits 95 E300D

Just had 4 wheel alignment at 100K
Tech reports that Ft Camber -0.5 R and -0.9 L are maxed
short of spec -0.2 to 0.2 both L and R

Is this a concern?
What must be done to permit the adjustment to be brought to spec?
Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2002, 06:40 AM
Michael's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: CT, USA
Posts: 2,699
A "Sportline" version of your car (gas model) runs -1.2 degrees, so LOTS of negative camber is potentially allowable.

The first thing I'd want to do is to set both sides alike, i.e. both at -.9 (ideally with me sitting in the car). Usual suspects to bring your car back to OE would be lower control arm bushings, ball joints & top strut mounts...they are the primary wear items (but 100k sounds a bit early-just get the freebie alignment re-check; tell them the car "pulls")
"If everything seems under control, you're simply not going fast enough" --Mario Andretti

1995 E500 street car
1986 Porsche 944 Turbo S track car
Reply With Quote


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 Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:24 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page