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Old 01-06-2013, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by vintage42 View Post
That explains why the Z3 bolts are specifically called camber bolts. They may not be not plain round bolts.
But I don't understand what may be two conflicting requirements of those bolts:
- They have to be tightened to a certain torque.
- But if they are eccentric, what if the required torque does not put their eccentricity at the right camber point?

I wonder if those camber bolts are round or eccentric?
Remember not all Z3s have the camber bolt. Most don't need it, they just use the standard 'fit bolt' which has no cam action, it's just a round bolt. Even if you have or need the camber correction bolt to make an adjustment torquing it up in the correct position is not difficult. just put a spanner on the head of the bolt to hold in place and a torque wrench on the nut.

BTW, the nut and the two lower bolts are one time use and not expensive.
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