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NISSAN IFS Independent Front Suspension specifications on the 87-95 Nissan Pathfinder.


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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
Caster:
MIN (pref) MAX
-1/16(11/16)1&7/16
Camber:
MIN (pref) MAX
9/16(1&5/16)2&1/16
Toe In:
MIN - MAX
.08 in - .24 in (that's inches inward)


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