Wheels and tires of the 968 CS

968 CS wheels

Wheels painted in body color. For black body color, wheels are painted silver.

Wheel mounting nuts without theft protection (apart from exceptions indicated*).

Front axle:

7 1/2 J x 17 in., wheel offset 65 with 225 / 45 ZR 17 tires

Rear axle:

9 J x 17 in., wheel offset 55 with 255/40 ZR 17 tires

* Observe country-specific usage details

Wheels and tires of the 968 CS

Printed in Germany - XI, 1994

Sample measuring chart

Name:

Vehicle: All Porsche types 968

Vehicle Ident. No.:

License plate No: miles/km:

Date:

measured by:

Rims and tires (damage and treads)

MEASURING CHART

Difference angle at 20° turning radius 0 2 10

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Vehicle: Empty weight according to DIN 70020 (with full fuel tank, spare wheel and tools)

20° left turn-in measured right

20° left turn-in measured right

Refer to instructions in Repair Manual for height adjustments

WKD 4263 20

camber

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bar

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Refer to instructions in Repair Manual for height adjustments

WKD 4263 20

Printed in Germany

Sample measuring chart

Printed in Germany - II, 1991

Adjustment values for wheel alignment

The following values are valid for the vehicle curb weight to DIN 70020 (vehicle tank full, with spare wheel and tools).

Adjustment values for U.S. and Canadian models are given in brackets.

Wheel alignment values

Adjustment value and tolerance

max. difference left to right

Front axle

Toe - unpressed

+ 10'± 5'

Toe difference angle at

- 40' to

correction only possible

20' steering lock

- 1' 50'

by replacing the steering

arms

Camber

0'± 10'

20'

Caster

3'15'+ 0

30'

-45'

Rear axle

Toe (each wheel)

+ 10'± 10'

10'

Camber

- 45' ± 20'

30'

Ride height and spring brace settings

Front axle

Height setting *

Bottom bolt edge of

rear trailing arm mount

below wheel center (p.

Production running gear (strut height not adjustable)

Row

130 ±10 mm***

USa

127 ±10 mm***

All 968 CS except M 030

147 ± 10 mm***

Sport-type running gear M 030 (height-adjustable spring struts)

RoW including all 968 CS M 030

147 ± 10 mm

USA

127 ± 10 mm

Rear axle

Spring brace setting

Height setting *

(Spring brace inclination)**

Center of brace mount

(torsion bar center)

below wheel center

ALL 968 CS

14°

- 37 ± 10 mm

ALL 968 CS M 030

-37 ± 10 mm

RoW Coupé Manual transmission

18°

-17 ± 10 mm

Tiptronic

18.5°

-17 ± 10 mm

RoW Cabriolet Manual transmission

18.5°

-17 ± 10 mm

Tiptronic

20.5°

-17 + 10 mm

USA Coupé Manual transmission

18.5°

-17 ± 10 mm

Tiptronic

18.5°

-17 ± 10 mm

USA Cabriolet Manual transmission

19.5°

-17 ± 10 mm

Tiptronic

20.5°

-17 ± 10 mm

RoW M 030 Manual transmission

10°

-37 ± 10 mm

M 030 Tiptronic

11°

-37 ± 10 mm

USA M 030 Manual transmission

14°

-17 ± 10 mm

M 030 Tiptronic

15°

-17 ± 10 mm

* max. ride height difference left to right: 10 mm.

On U.S. vehicles, the bumper height is used as a reference (refer to page 44-4). The distance from the measuring surface (road surface or any level surface) to the measuring point must be 543 ± 20 mm at the rear axle. At the front axle, the distance must be 611 ± 20 mm. For measuring points, refer to page 44-4.

*** Checking dimension. Height cannot be adjusted.

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