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Old 04-06-2007, 21:03   #1 (permalink)
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how to adjust caster/camber on 03 CV ???

I went for an alignment today. The tec couldnt figure out how to adjust caster and or camber on my 2003 p71 CV. I see three bolts on the strut top, but when loosened i could not get the streut to move in any direction, even with help from a mallet and crowbar.

i see two large sloted holes with 2 large bolts, that appear to fastn the aluminum engine cross member to the frame. These were loosened but upper section of the aluminum corss member does not appear to be designed to slide in the slots.

any help on this?


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Old 04-10-2007, 19:09   #2 (permalink)
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Re: how to adjust caster/camber on 03 CV ???

The upper ball joints are bolt-on type and are secured with "cams" which provide for caster/camber adjustment. See pics here...

Autoclinix.com - Ford Crown Victoria / Mercury Grand Marquis Upper Ball Joint Replacement Instructions
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Re: how to adjust caster/camber on 03 CV ???

also, if your alignment shop didn't know that then you need to find a new alignment shop.
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Old 04-11-2007, 09:05   #4 (permalink)
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Re: how to adjust caster/camber on 03 CV ???

thanks very much for the info!

i have an 03 vic, but i havent seen, these parts on myset up.

i will inspect more closely.
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