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      11-26-2012, 10:49 PM   #1
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Someone please tell me where the camber adjustment bolt is located on the e90?

I can't find this shit!!!!
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Front you need to drill out the alignment pin to allow adjustment. After it's removed, the tophat bolts are loosened and adjusted.


For the rear you need to loosen and rotate the rear lower control arm bolt.

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Front you need to drill out the alignment pin to allow adjustment. After it's removed, the tophat bolts are loosened and adjusted.


For the rear you need to loosen and rotate the rear lower control arm bolt.



now for the rear, once I loosen it a bit, how do I know which way the camber is being adjusted if nothing budges? I know I have to be doing something wrong,I just dont know what.. Thanks for the input dude! appreciate it!
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now for the rear, once I loosen it a bit, how do I know which way the camber is being adjusted if nothing budges? I know I have to be doing something wrong,I just dont know what.. Thanks for the input dude! appreciate it!
On the rear, loosen the nut holding the eccentric bolt. Once loose, take your wrench and rotate the bolt itself. The bolt will only rotate out so far before it begins to come back in. Once you get it to where you want, hold the bolt in place and tighten the nut back down. I believe it is 122ft.lbs. to torque spec.
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On the rear, loosen the nut holding the eccentric bolt. Once loose, take your wrench and rotate the bolt itself. The bolt will only rotate out so far before it begins to come back in. Once you get it to where you want, hold the bolt in place and tighten the nut back down. I believe it is 122ft.lbs. to torque spec.


I'll go try it out and see how it works!
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now for the rear, once I loosen it a bit, how do I know which way the camber is being adjusted if nothing budges? I know I have to be doing something wrong,I just dont know what.. Thanks for the input dude! appreciate it!
On the rear, loosen the nut holding the eccentric bolt. Once loose, take your wrench and rotate the bolt itself. The bolt will only rotate out so far before it begins to come back in. Once you get it to where you want, hold the bolt in place and tighten the nut back down. I believe it is 122ft.lbs. to torque spec.
I can loosen the eccentric :/
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now for the rear, once I loosen it a bit, how do I know which way the camber is being adjusted if nothing budges? I know I have to be doing something wrong,I just dont know what.. Thanks for the input dude! appreciate it!
On the rear, loosen the nut holding the eccentric bolt. Once loose, take your wrench and rotate the bolt itself. The bolt will only rotate out so far before it begins to come back in. Once you get it to where you want, hold the bolt in place and tighten the nut back down. I believe it is 122ft.lbs. to torque spec.
I can loosen the eccentric :/

edit: CAN NOT LOOSEN THE ECCENTRIC. but I am able to tighten it
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I can loosen the eccentric :/

edit: CAN NOT LOOSEN THE ECCENTRIC. but I am able to tighten it

Guess you're saying: It's already loose, a major problem. How are you measuring camber?

How are you measuring toe? You must be aware that you should check toe after a camber adjust.

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FRONT - 3 strut top mount nuts
25.07 ft lb -- 34 NM

REAR - Camber Arm @ subframe
121.6 ft lb -- 165 NM

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