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2016 – MX-5 – Suspension

REAR WHEEL ALIGNMENT

Specification (Unloaded Condition)

Item

Specification

Total toe-in

Tire [Tolerance ±4 {0.2}]

(mm )

3.0 {0.12}

Rim inner [Tolerance ±2.8 {0.11}]

Vehicle equipped with 16 inch wheel: 2.0 {0.079}

Vehicle equipped with 17 inch wheel: 2.1 {0.083}

degree

0°17′±20′

Camber

[Tolerance ±1°

Vehicle height: From the end of the rear fender to the center of the wheel (mm )

350—358 {13.8—14.0}

-1°23′

359—367 {14.2—14.4}

-1°09′

368—376 {14.5—14.8}

-0°57′

377—385 {14.9—15.1}

-0°46′

386—394 {15.2—15.5}

-0°37′

NOTE:

  • Unloaded condition: Fuel tank is full. Engine coolant and engine oil are at specified level. Jack and tools are in designated position.

  • Difference between the left and right camber angle must be within .

Camber Adjustment

1. Loosen the installation nut of the lower link adjusting cam bolt.

2. Rotate the adjusting cam bolt in either direction to adjust the camber. Specification

Vehicle height*

Camber

350—358 {13.8—14.0}

-1°23′±1°

359—367 {14.2—14.4}

-1°09′±1°

368—376 {14.5—14.8}

-0°57′±1°

377—385 {14.9—15.1}

-0°46′±1°

386—394 {15.2—15.5}

-0°37′±1°

*: Vehicle height: From the end of the rear fender to the center of the wheel (mm )

Left wheel

Right wheel

Positive direction

Clockwise

Counterclockwise

Negative direction

Counterclockwise

Clockwise

NOTE:

  • Refer to the following figure to adjust the angle of the adjusting cam bolts in single increments.

Lower link adjusting cam bolt adjustment table

Scale

Link movement (mm )

Camber change amount (angle)

1

1.8 mm {0.071 in}

-0°35′

2

3.5 mm {0.14 in}

-1°08′

3

4.9 mm {0.19 in}

-1°36′

4

6.1 mm {0.24 in}

-1°58′

5

6.8 mm {0.27 in}

-2°11′

6

7.0 mm {0.28 in}

-2°16′

3. Tighten the nut.

    Tightening torque

  • 85—103 N·m {8.7—10 kgf·m, 63—75 ft·lbf}

Total Toe-in Adjustment

1. Loosen the installation nut of the lower lateral link adjusting cam bolt.

2. Rotate the adjusting cam bolt in either direction to adjust the toe-in.

    Specification

  • 3.0±4 mm {0.12±0.2 in} (0°17′±20′)

Left wheel

Right wheel

Toe-in direction

Counterclockwise

Clockwise

Toe-out direction

Clockwise

Counterclockwise

NOTE:

  • Refer to the following figure to adjust the angle of the adjusting cam bolts in single increments.

Lower lateral link adjusting cam bolt adjustment table

Scale

Link movement (mm )

Toe change amount (angle)

1

1.8 mm {0.071 in}

0°30′

2

3.5 mm {0.14 in}

0°57′

3

4.9 mm {0.19 in}

1°21′

4

6.1 mm {0.24 in}

1°39′

5

6.8 mm {0.27 in}

1°50′

6

7.0 mm {0.28 in}

1°54′

3. Tighten the nut.

    Tightening torque

  • 85—103 N·m {8.7—10 kgf·m, 63—75 ft·lbf}

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