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Positive camber on right rear tire
Posted by: Nelson ()
Date: January 28, 2018 02:51PM

Anyone out there know how to correct a positive rear camber issue ? I have put new springs on the rear from clarks (stock) and have a positive camber issue on the right rear tire It’s between 2 and 3 degrees

Thanks in advance

Nelson Santos
Toronto Ontario Canada 🇨🇦

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Re: Positive camber on right rear tire
Posted by: moomba32 ()
Date: January 28, 2018 02:57PM

If it's 65-69 it's adjustable, look under there and you'll see a bolt, maybe 3/4 wrench size that has washer that the hole is off center, that's the adjustment, loosen the nut rotate the bolt which moves the washer and adjusts the camber. You'll see how it works.

Don Marlowe
66 Monza 2Dr 140/pg
64 Spyder convertible now, 110/pg
Eutawville SC

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Re: Positive camber on right rear tire
Posted by: Vin ()
Date: January 28, 2018 05:37PM

Just like Don says above. It isn't hard but may take some trying it a couple of times to get the angle you want. The nut gets some pretty high torque (80 ft lbs if I recall but verify) so you may have to hit the wrench with a deadblow hammer to break it free. And of course be certain to retorque correctly to spec.


Vin
Dayton, OH
1965 Corvair Monza Convertible (4 speed)

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Re: Positive camber on right rear tire
Posted by: moomba32 ()
Date: January 29, 2018 01:55AM

It's a 63 car with camber out only on one side. Could it be a bad motor mount allowing the power pack to drop on one side?

Don Marlowe
66 Monza 2Dr 140/pg
64 Spyder convertible now, 110/pg
Eutawville SC

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Re: Positive camber on right rear tire
Posted by: Wagon Master ()
Date: January 29, 2018 04:00AM

Nelson Wrote:
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> Anyone out there know how to correct a positive
> rear camber issue ? I have put new springs on the
> rear from clarks (stock) and have a positive
> camber issue on the right rear tire.


1. Springs installed on wrong side.
2. Springs not seated completely into spring pockets.
3. At 1-2 degrees, drive it awhile and see if suspension settles.

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Re: Positive camber on right rear tire
Posted by: junkman ()
Date: January 29, 2018 06:43PM

Nelson Wrote:
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> Anyone out there know how to correct a positive
> rear camber issue ? I have put new springs on the
> rear from clarks (stock) and have a positive
> camber issue on the right rear tire It’s
> between 2 and 3 degrees
>
> Thanks in advance

I mistakenly sent this to someone else, but here it is again.. Junkman


I had a similar problem that on my Corvair, and I
> was able to resolve it by installing the rubber
> insulator that GM used on the air conditioned
> cars. It effectively lengthens the spring, by
> shimming it from either the bottom or the top,
> depending on where you want to install it. The
> insulators were originally used on all 1960 cars
> based on information that I obtained from the
> parts books, and later on it was installed on the
> air conditioned cars because of the weight of the
> unit on the engine. Look in the factory assembly
> manual in the air condition section. Clarks sells
> the NOS insulators under part number CX4454
> Junkman

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