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Old 05-22-2009, 10:12 AM   #11
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Old 07-01-2009, 09:15 PM   #12
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I've got to get a set myself. For some reason with my FRPP kit I have to get these. My rear camber was -3 degrees, and the bolts only allow a degree either way for adjustment, which would bring it to -2 degrees. Factory spec is -1 degree.
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Old 05-07-2011, 07:20 AM   #13
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Nice job on the install how-to!.Wish I would have painted mine blue :)
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Old 05-07-2011, 08:44 AM   #14
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i like this write up. i jst got my bolts. MOOG K100009. I been thinking of the spc arms for strength not car so much for the adjustment. i am installing a FRPP kit is why i got the bolts.
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Old 05-12-2011, 01:46 AM   #15
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Nice write up. I am in the midst of a camber bolt nightmare on my SVT. I figured the hard part would be grinding down the spot welds on the nut. I was WRONG. My bolts would not budge. I thought this odd when you torque them to 55 ft. lbs. I sprayed them with PB Blaster a while before. Then used a breaker bar, with slow steady pressure, and the head of the bolt snapped off quite easily. I was able to get rid of the spot welds on the nut, and figured the bolt may be able to be knocked out. NOPE. They are rusted into the bushing sleeve so hard it might as well be welded in there. Looks like It's going to take some cutting to get these out, and then I will have to get some of the SPC camber arms. I just hope the upper bolts don't give me this much trouble.
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Okay well I got my Camber bolt on the back left to move atleast, I can tighten it more and then back it off, but when reversing with the air gun it gets stuck.

My questions are.... What PSI is that air gun your using running at? And am I most likely going to have to replace the arm cause the bushing is rusted to the bolt?

Also who sells the cheapest arms?
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Thank god my car hasn't suffered too many winters yet.. It looked pretty clean down there for almost 3 years and 45k
Gonna bust them out tomorrow hopefully with my impact.

I run ~90-100psi through my ingersoll rand titanium gun
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Okay well I got my Camber bolt on the back left to move atleast, I can tighten it more and then back it off, but when reversing with the air gun it gets stuck.

My questions are.... What PSI is that air gun your using running at? And am I most likely going to have to replace the arm cause the bushing is rusted to the bolt?

Also who sells the cheapest arms?
I got the SPC arms from O'reilly Auto for $100 I have given up on getting the bolts out of the bushings, I'm having to take it to a shop to do it. If the bottom bolts are this hard to get out, I can't imagine how hard the top ones are going to be with much less room to work. It's really starting to anger me that they didn't build in adjustment from the factory...this whole thread should be unnecessary if Ford would have spent just a few $$ more per car.
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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?
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I got the SPC arms from O'reilly Auto for $100
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
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