Rear camber shim installation on a 1999 Saab 9-5. The procedure is similar
for 1994-1998 Saab 900 and 1999-2002 9-3.
Many 9-5 owners face the problem of the rear camber getting out of spec.
It's especially noticeable with lowered suspension, which increases the
negative camber to -2° or more, with no factory provision to adjust
it (the spec on the 9-5 is -1.1°±0.25° for the
Luckily, Taliaferro Imports make
camber adjustment shims that fit all 9-5, NG900 and OG9-3, allowing to
change the rear camber by up to 1.2°. My 9-5 had too much camber on
the left side, and I used these shims to even things out.
- 17 mm socket: wheel bolts;
- 15 mm socket: hub nuts;
- socket extension with universal joint;
- torque wrench;
- car jack and axle stands.