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BA XR8 Wheel Alignment Settings, Please..

I just found out that my car has positive camber (though only 0.1°) on the left front wheel, and right is only marginally negative (-0.2°). I would have thought that it should have at least -1° camber??

I can only find toe-in numbers in the user's manual. If anyone has access to the full set of wheel alignment numbers (ie. camber and castor front, and rear camber), please post.


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Re: BA XR8 Wheel Alignment Settings, Please..

Depends on the ride height when the adjustmewnts are made - here are the full set of figures for the BA XR.

http://www.ford-tech.com/articles.php?articleId=30

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Re: BA XR8 Wheel Alignment Settings, Please..

russell thx for link to wheel alignment numbers how can we find the standard ride height of a BA XR8 UTE
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Re: BA XR8 Wheel Alignment Settings, Please..

To find the ride height do the following:

Measure vertically from the exact centre of the wheel
to the underside of the guard lip. Standard ride height for the XR at kerb weight should be circa 370 mm.

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Thanks for the figures, Russ. I presume "variation" means production tolerance? ±0.7° seems excessively generous, and means I can't take it back to the dealer to have it corrected...

No figures on castor or rear camber?

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Re: BA XR8 Wheel Alignment Settings, Please..

Will post the rear settings when time permits along with the other model settings.
The tolerance is the + / - that is acceptable.

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Re: BA XR8 Wheel Alignment Settings, Please..

greetings all
how about some caster spec's while you are at it

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Castor specs have been added to the link above at FordTech.

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thanks russ
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