To learn how to adjust camber on a Mopar A-body, you must first understand the concept of alignment. Different people have different definitions of alignment. In general, the average chain-store alignment guy wants to see toe near zero and camber and caster equal on both sides. The end result is a car that handles and steers well without pulling or squeaking. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean your car will handle well. The factory probably wasn’t worried much about the steering feel or handling of the vehicle, so they didn’t bother with toe-in adjustments until you brought it to a mechanic.
To adjust the camber, you can turn the wheel full left and right, or jack up the lower control arm. The toe adjustment, on the other hand, involves using a string across the front tires. To measure the toe, you should reach over the front 2 tires and mark the spot where the string hits the tire. Then, repeat the process for the other side.
The first step in adjusting camber on a Mopar is adjusting the castor. The B body needs a casting setting of +4 degrees. To adjust the toe, you can use a string. Buy linoleum tiles from Lowes or Harborchinarfreight. To check the camber, you can use a digital level, a 2×4 that is slightly bigger than the rim, and a bungee cord to mark the exact location.
Another way to adjust camber is to use a floating needle level meter. It can be purchased at Home Depot and is used to measure levelness of the concrete floor or fence posts. It also allows you to adjust the camber of the A-Body using a simple string method. Before you use the string, make sure the steering wheel is turned 10 degrees in each direction and mark the position with a pen.
To adjust camber on a Mopar, you need to turn the wheel full left and right. Changing the caster and toe requires jacking the lower control arm, which is located in the front of the car. Similarly, you can use a string to set the toe on a Mopar with a B-body. If the steering wheel is turning too much, the toe will cause the suspension to tilt.
Besides the lower control arm, the suspension is usually adjustable by turning the steering wheel full left and right. The rear must be adjusted to correct the angles, but if the wheel is not adjusting correctly, it will affect the alignment. To adjust camber on a Mopar, you need to use the string on the front 2 wheels. If you have an A-Body, you will need to turn the steering wheel to the right side to adjust the toe.
You can use a floating needle level meter to measure the camber of your Mopar. This device allows you to easily change the camber setting by turning the steering wheel to the desired angle. Then, you can use your string to adjust the caster and toe. For more accuracy, use the QA1 Eccentric Camber Bolt Adjusters can be installed on your car.
If you want to adjust the caster and toe, you must first remove the lower control arm. Then, use the string to measure the toe. Toe adjustment is not as complicated as you might think. You can use the string from the rear wheels to set the camber. You can also adjust the caster by removing the front toe. If you have a B-body, you will need to increase the toe by one degree.
QA1’s Mopar Eccentric Camber Bolt Adjusters are a convenient way to adjust camber. They offer a 2.5-degree range from factory to factory. They work with QA1 and factory upper control arms. All components are zinc-plated to prevent rust. They’re sold in sets of four. Once you’ve installed your Eccentric Camber Bolt Adjusters, it is time to take your vehicle to the shop.