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Old 10-29-2021, 09:58 AM
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rear camber problem

About a year ago i done a rear spring conversion.

I have notice now that i have a bad camber problem.

One wheel the top is cambered in quite a bit.

I also changed top control arms when i put the springs on.

I have adjusted the camber as far as it will go but it is still the same.

Is it only the one adjust on the rear arm.

Thank you.

dave king
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Old 10-29-2021, 10:11 AM
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rear camber problem

The two main causes of excessive negative camber are the outer joint of the non adjustable "wishbone" rear control arm and the ball joint on the bottom aka "rose bushing".

Remove the spring tension and push on those two joints with a crow bar; if they move at all that's the cause.

There are two eccentric bolts on the rear suspension; the second is on the giant "swing part" as BMW calls it.
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Old 10-29-2021, 10:24 AM
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The toe adjustment also has a pretty significant impact on camber. Is the toe in spec?
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