Ford Mustang Service Manual: 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 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
    Negative and Positive Camber
    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 ...

    Suspension System
    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 ...

    Other materials:

    Coupling
    Steering Column (Description and Operation)   NOTE: All fasteners are important because they can affect the performance of vital parts and systems. Incorrect installation of the fasteners can result in major repair expenses. They must be installed ...

    Removal
    Removal CAUTION: Since the engine is not free-wheeling, if the crankshaft or the camshafts are moved in any manner during removal and installation, the crankshaft and the camshafts must be re-synchronized. 1. Remove the engine front cover. For additional in ...

    Body System - General Information
    General Specifications Body Body and Sheet Metal The body: Is a unibody open cowl structure. Is constructed of a lightweight, all-steel material with removable bolted hood (16612), front fenders (16005), doors, and luggage compartment lid ...