IFS Independent Front Suspension specifications on the 87-95 Nissan Pathfinder.
But first, lets pay some bills:
GOOD TO KNOW:
- Upper Control Arm Bolts Specs:
- strength: grade 10.9 (some say 8.8, I don't know which is correct!)
- size: 14mm x 1.5mm(fine thread) x 50mm (get longer bolts if you add many shims)
- UCA Bolt Shim Specs:
- 9/16" washers
- Torsion Bars:
- Metal bars that go from the lower control arm to the frame. They hold up the front end and give flex to the suspension. Used instead of coil or leaf springs.
- Torsion Bar Crank Effect:
- As the Torsion Bars are cranked higher, the camber gets more negative.
- 4x4 parts forum camber discussion (one of many):
- 4X4 forum
- (these specs are for the 1994 4wd model)
- UCA to Frame Bolt torque:
- 80-108 ft. lbs
- Tie Rod Lock Nut torque:
- 58-72 ft. lbs
MIN (pref) MAX
MIN (pref) MAX
- Toe In:
MIN - MAX
.08 in - .24 in (that's inches inward)
The ALIGNMENT section at BeerGarage.com:
Pathfinder IFS Specs
Subaru Camber Adjustment
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