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      2008 s80 front wheel camber adjustment

      I am new to the forum but not new to Volvos.

      I need to adjust the camber of my front wheels on my 2008 s80 3.2, but I have read somewhere in here that there is no way to adjust it. Is this true? If the camber is off as bad as it looks, what could be the possible causes? My thoughts were struts or control arm bushings but I dont have any odd noises in the front end.

      Any help or thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

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      It is correct that there are no camber adjustments for your car.

      If camber is out of spec, there is probably a bent suspension component (strut, spindle or control arm or a combination of any or all).

      By the time bad control arm bushings make noise, the bushings are VERY bad.

      I would put the car on an alignment rack to confirm what you say you can see before you go replacing anything.

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      It is correct that there is no adjustment for the front camber. I have lowered my car with lowering springs which has thrown my front camber out of spec. I put a ton of miles on my car, and I am just careful to rotate my tires a lot. I wish there were camber plates available for the P3 cars or something that would allow for adjustment. This topic has been covered on the forum here extensively.
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      Old threat but let's try anyway.

      Anyone using adjustable top mounts like these?

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      Quote Originally Posted by itwontstopsnowin View Post
      It is correct that there is no adjustment for the front camber. I have lowered my car with lowering springs which has thrown my front camber out of spec. I put a ton of miles on my car, and I am just careful to rotate my tires a lot. I wish there were camber plates available for the P3 cars or something that would allow for adjustment. This topic has been covered on the forum here extensively.
      What springs did you install? Did you have to trim the bump stops to prevent them hitting to much and a bouncy ride?
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      That`s the thing the companies that sell lowering springs won`t tell you, that lowering your car without adjustable camber will wear out the inside edges of your tires in short order

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