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Old 05-12-2011, 11:33 PM   #21
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did you ask for spc for a focus or volvo or mazda? what part number? i went for the bolts but would like them arms
I ordered them for the Focus over the phone, but I looked them up on their website first.

Part # 67420

They are $103, but I'm going to see if they have any room to move when I go pick them up tomorrow.
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Old 05-12-2011, 11:36 PM   #22
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Okay well my biggest question so far, and possibly the most important..... Is the bolt on the other side of the camber arm have a welded nut too?
Other side of the camber arm? Are you talking about the upper bolts? I am not sure. I would hope so, because putting a wrench on the back side nut would be a real pain. The originator of this thread, just used an impact, so I'm guessing he did not need a second wrench, and that it's probably welded.
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Old 05-13-2011, 12:14 AM   #23
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So then if it is welded, do you grind it off?

Or will the new bolt be a exact fit to the old nut?
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Old 05-14-2011, 10:59 PM   #24
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So then if it is welded, do you grind it off?

Or will the new bolt be a exact fit to the old nut?
I have the camber arms being put on by a shop now, I could not take the risk of the upper bolts breaking like the lowers. I'll let you know if they are welded when I get it back. If you're taking lose the upper bolts to put on new camber arms, you'll use the old bolts to bolt it back up.
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Old 05-14-2011, 11:26 PM   #25
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I got it all put back together now with new bolts and nuts, but I'm going to give in and let the shop do the camber bolt, I got two camber bolts, but my air gun is not strong enough. But it looks nice, and I just got the front struts off with no big problems.

Two new lower control arms, new bolts and nuts for both ends of the control arms, which where dunked in anti seize. The inside of the bushings where coated too, everything but the threads.
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Old 05-16-2011, 11:53 AM   #26
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Good point about leaving the camber bolts in.... allows for fine-tuning without having to take apart half the camber arms to adjust.
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Old 05-16-2011, 07:50 PM   #27
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Just got my Focus back from the shop. It took the 2 hours to get the lower bolts out of the camber arms...WOW! They were rusted in something fierce. Then to get the upper bolts out the sub frame had to be dropped...They said the bolts were in backwards, definitely not the normal process. Anyways it's done, and I'm getting the alignment tomorrow with my new super adjustable rear camber.
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Old 11-16-2012, 06:36 PM   #28
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Djzx3,

What bolts did you use for the outer part of your lower control arms? Did you get them from Ford or are they aftermarket?

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I used the SPC camber bolts, which is what I was originally going to use to adjust the camber until the factory bolts broke due to rust, and didn't want to go buy more bolts. So I had super adjustable camber..lol
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I just I stalled my SPC adjustable control arms. I can see the passenger side camber is majorly off. Am I ok to drive it for a day before getting a chance to have an alignment done?
Other than tire wear?
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