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help with B6 S4 front wheel camber alignment/adjustment


Looking for some more help please with regards to adjusting the camber on the front wheels. I have an issue with the N/S/F camber on my UK 2005 B6 S4 and posted up on Audizine with my alignment results, asking for help. Here is my post:

I am going to get my garage to fit H&R lowering springs in the next couple of weeks. I thought it would be a good idea to get the subframe adjusted at the same time as detailed by 924Carrera and 2006B6S4 in the above thread. When I discussed this with my mechanic, he was under the impression that there was no movement on the subframe as it just bolted straight in. He said that they had done adjust on other makes of cars using the subframe. We checked a computer system that they use and it showed that there was rear camber adjustment but none for the front. Also, the Bosch 4-wheel alignment system they use didn't show front camber adjustment either. I showed him the above post from the guys saying that it could be done this way. He changed a rotten subframe on a B6 S4 within the last 6-9 months and was pretty sure it bolted straight on with no obvious movement for camber. I'm going to speak with my local Audi garage on Monday.

Has anyone on here had their front camber adjusted by adjusting the subframe only? I realise that there are upper camber adjustment arms which will give full camber adjustability but don't want to go down that route if possible - tight Scotsman!!

Any comments, help and advice would be much appreciated.



Subframes are a slack fit as stock normally to allow for not so perfect production lines. So you'll have a gap around the bolt to the bush sleeve and not dowled.

Rear Camber and toe are adjustable and front toe. Front camber is somewhat balanceable via the subframe while it's getting tracked

Sounds like you need to find a more dedicated aligner looking at your readings I'd personally try and adjust the subframe. Forum Index -> Audi S4 & RS 4 (B6 & B7) quattro
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