May 3, 2011

2011 and 2012 GT-R Alignment Specifications

The 2012(US) DBA GT-R has undergone many little refinements over the 2009-2011 car.NickTo from NAGTROC has done a lot of research into the many differences including part numbers and alignment specifications. Below are the 2011"sports" alignment recommendations and the 2012 alignment recommendations.
2011:
Sports mode:

Camber:
values are: degrees, minutes and (degrees decimal)

Minimum
–1° 50′ (–1.83°)

Nominal
–1° 40′ (–1.67°)

Maximum
−1° 30′ (−1.50°)*2

Left and right difference
0° 10′ (0.17°) or less

Caster:
Minimum
5° 15′ (5.25°)

Nominal
5° 35′ (5.58°)

Maximum
6° 15′ (6.25°)

Left and right difference
0° 30′ (0.50°) or less

Total Toe-in:
Minimum
In 0.3 mm (0.012 in)

Nominal
In 1.5 mm (0.059 in)

Maximum
In 2.7 mm (0.106 in)



Vs 2012:


Sports mode:

Camber:
values are: degrees, minutes and (degrees decimal)

Minimum
–1° 50′ (–1.83°)

Nominal
–1° 55′ (–1.92°)

Maximum
−2° 00′ (−2.00°)*2

Left and right difference
0° 05′ (0.08°) or less


Caster:

Minimum
5° 40′ (5.67°)

Nominal
6° 00′ (5.00°)

Maximum
6° 40′ (6.66°)

Left and right difference
0° 30′ (0.50°) or less



Total Toe-in:
Minimum
In 0.7 mm (0.028 in)

Nominal
In 1.2 mm (0.047 in)

Maximum
In 1.7 mm (0.067 in)

Source: NAGTROC

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