AWD - So 850 front camber is not adjustable by normal means.

Volvo AWD 850 Forum

The message to which you are about to reply is shown first. GO TO REPLY FORM


So 850 front camber is not adjustable by normal means. 850 1995

I replaced a bunch of parts and was just about to take my car to be aligned. I was suspecting a camber problem on the pass side as the tire wears more on the inside and my son did tangentially wack the car against a tree 10 years ago. R fender has a dent for sure. That incident finally got me to replace the right strut as it looked bent (24 years old too) , but probably wasn't bent now that it's on the workbench to be examined. So maybe it's good Camber is not adjustable, I'm off the hook on an alignment and i can hope wish the new strut will be an improvement. NOW FOR THE QUESTION - there is a volvo CAMBER procedure to drill out the holes on the strut and then there are a bunch of parts. These parts:
Install Washer (3 546 451-0) 35464510?
Install Fixing Plug (3 546 450-2)
Clamping Pin (951 950-5) 9519505?
Eccentric Bolt (3 546449-4) 35464494?
Bolt (977 267-4)

I couldn't find these part #'s by plugging them into a volvo internet seller. I tried to take the dashes and spaces out, no help. It would be nice to have these parts on hand, 1. for fun, 2. So i could adjust camber in the next 30 years. Any ideas on these parts? the numbers, or even confirmation that camber is not adjustable.

I also saw some videos where some 850's have a removable lower ball joint - maybe those cars can adjust camber via balljoint position. My car has fixed ball joint and control arm. For now - not interested in spending $$ for a toe in adjustment only.

Cut and paste link:
Use "claim to be" below if you don't want to log in.
I don't have an account. Sign me up.
Use only if you don't want to login (post anonymously).
This is required for posting anonymously.
OPTIONS notify by email
Available only to user accounts.


* = Field is optional.

+ = Enter space delimited labels for this post. An example entry: 240 muffler

Users marked in green are currently online.

©Jarrod Stenberg 1997-2016. All material except where indicated.

Brickboard.com is not affiliated with nor sponsored by AB Volvo, Volvo Car Corporation, Volvo Cars of North America, Inc. Brickboard.com is a Volvo owner/enthusiast site, similar to a club, and does not intend to pose as an official Volvo site. The official Volvo site can be found here.

All participants agree to these terms.
Powered by Denizen - Custom Software for Enthusiasts