Ford Mustang Service Manual: Negative and Positive Camber

Negative and Positive Camber

Camber is the vertical tilt of the wheel (1007) when viewed from the front.


Camber is the vertical tilt of the wheel (1007) when viewed from the front. Camber can be positive or negative and has a direct effect on tire wear.

Caster


Item Part Number Description
1 - Positive caster
2 - True vertical
3 - Steering axis

Caster is the deviation from vertical of an imaginary line drawn through the ball joints when viewed from the side. Caster specifications in this section will give the vehicle the best directional stability characteristics when loaded and driven. Caster setting is not related to tire wear.

Toe

Positive Toe (Toe In)

Negative Toe (Toe Out)


Negative Toe (Toe Out)

The vehicle toe setting affects tire wear and directional stability.


The vehicle toe setting affects tire wear and directional stability.

Ride Height

Front Ride Height Measurement


Item Description
1 Ride height = B - A
2 Measurement A
3 Measurement B
    Wheel Alignment Angles
    Wheel Alignment Angles Camber and toe are adjustable on the front suspension systems. Front camber is adjusted by moving the top of the strut and spring assembly. Rear camber is adjusted by means of ...

    Rear Ride Height Measurement - GT and Base
    Negative and Positive Camber Camber is the vertical tilt of the wheel (1007) when viewed from the front. Camber can be positive or negative and has a direct effect on tire wear. Caster Item ...

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