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griffer May 9th, 2018 09:24 AM

Strut issue - help
 
replaced the front struts and springs. The psg one has wayyyyy bad camber problem. Top of tire slants way in. I know the only way to fix a camber is to turn the mount at the top. My question is how much? 90 degrees? 180 degrees?

yellowrob May 9th, 2018 04:43 PM

Depends can you look at your old ones and see where they matched up at?

griffer May 10th, 2018 05:59 AM

Nope I can't they're gone. The new struts are Tokico's.

Silverprobe May 10th, 2018 06:20 PM

Use eccentric camber bolts to gain more adjustment? (Replace one of the stock strut/knuckle mounting bolts on each side to gain adjustment capability).

Can't post links, so just Google "camber bolts".

griffer May 11th, 2018 09:48 AM

Can't do that
 
I would do that but the mount hole in the struts are round. They won't accept the eccentric bolts only round ones.. I have bolts though.

Silverprobe May 11th, 2018 06:20 PM

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I would do that but the mount hole in the struts are round. They won't accept the eccentric bolts only round ones.. I have bolts though.

Eccentric camber bolts are smaller in diameter than the stock mounting bolts. It's the eccentric part itself that makes the overall diameter the same at that point on the bolt, and which allows for the adjustability.

When I first installed my Eibach springs years ago from Tirerack, I purchased the eccentric bolts at the same time. They've done the job ever since.

g98swc May 13th, 2018 05:52 PM

The flat edges of D-shape threading at the top of the struts should mirror each other. Should be to the inside rear corner, if memory serves me right.

griffer May 14th, 2018 05:42 AM

Tada!!! Factory screwup
 
I just had a weird feeling on this so I checked. Now the part number is stamped on the strut along with a BIG R. Well I assumed that meant RIGHT. So that's where I installed it. That particular part number goes on the LEFT. I haven't checked the other strut yet to if it has an L on it. DuhO!!!!! That might explain a lot.