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Old 01-12-2013, 02:41 PM
smayo964 smayo964 is offline
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Location: MS
Join Date: Mar 2012
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Mein Auto: 1999 Z3 Roadster
Vintage. I know the book states that you really don't have any adjustment except for toe, but when I got my Z I found there were shims in my right front on the (2) lower bolts for camber (3 each). When I finished installing my new struts and setting my ride height, the shims were required but only one on each bolt. I eventually slotted the top mount hole in my left front strut due to I had to much camber and had to take about 2degs out of it. Friend-of-the-working-man Randy Forbes also let me know that they make a crash bolt, which is slightly small in diameter to allow for more adjustment. I didn't have to go that far and used the stock bolt. Worked perfectly with no shims in the bottom. I know I have to replace the ball joints and bushings, but that will take place later this spring. I figure I'll be doing this all again, but until then I'm now not worrying about tire wear and the car handles great. Anyway, just my couple pennies worth.
S. Maykowski, Columbus MS.
My '99 Z3 Alpine White 2.8L Speed Buggy
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