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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-08-2010, 01:18 AM Thread Starter
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LCA alignment washers

Ok this is pretty emberassing but my 95 bird is the first car ive had that used the oblong washer setup on the LCA's and i dont really know how they are supposed to keep the arms in place.
Somebody please explain it for me
Pictures would be great too, both sides (front and back) for a great visual tutorial? lol
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-09-2010, 01:42 AM
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(front) the washer on the head side of the bolt has some small splines to hold the washer to the bolt. The washer on the threaded end has a flat spot ( like a letter D) that matches to a flat spot on the bolt. The holes in the washers are eccentric (off center) So when you loosen the nut a little you can turn the bolt head with a wrench and it should spin the bolt/washer assmebly and move the lower arm in or out.

(rear) lower bolts/eccentics adjust toe and i have never messed with them. Camber in the rear is on the top arm at the inner mount.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-05-2010, 11:04 PM
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so...what if in the process of removing the LCA you accidently tear off the washer on the head side of the bolt...? i didnt do it purposly..as i was loosing the bolt it just kinda ripped off lol...i looked at it like umm...hope that wasnt important...
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 10-06-2010, 05:11 AM
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I'd say you'll need another one.

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