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Re: Help! Toe setting for rear suspension! (Longi (archive)

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Posted by DCC on August 01, 2001 at 20:57:12:

In Reply to: Help! Toe setting for rear suspension! (Longish) posted by Nivola on August 01, 2001 at 20:46:16:

Is that negative .10 and negative .68
The M Coupe does not have a rear toe or camber adjustment


I just got the car back from BMW after having a four-wheel alignment (I had clipped a curb sliding on some unexpected-surprise-on-the-apex-oil).

The final alignment report came back all within spec for camber and caster and toe for the front. For the rear, camber was in spec, but both the left and right rear was out of spec.

Initially the BMW technician told me everything checked out ok, but when I pressed him about the out of of spec toe (the report placed the figures in RED as opposed to GREEN), he told me the M coupe does not have adjustable toe on the rear suspension.

The alignment print for the rear toe figures came back as such:

Left -0.10 (w/specified range of 0.14 to 0.36)
Right -0.68 (w/specified range of 0.14 to 0.36)

Does that sound right to all of you? I was under the impression that the car does have adjustable rear toe. If the car does indeed have rear toe, do these figures necesitate taking the car back for another adjustment?

The car feels ok, but I haven't had the opportunity to push her hard (especially with all that tire dressing they gunked the tires up with, ugh!).

I all just leads me to wonder.

Thanks in advance for the help.


'00 M coupe

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