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Alignment after Toytec ULK Install

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by IslandBoy86, Jan 17, 2012.

  1. Jan 17, 2012 at 12:25 PM
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    IslandBoy86

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    I am planning to install my Toytec ULK and LR UCA this weekend. The thing is I live way out in the desert and the nearest alignment shop is about 25 miles away. Would it be possible to still drive my truck to the alignment shop after the lift and uca install?
     
  2. Jan 17, 2012 at 12:26 PM
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    Joben7726

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    yes it will. but you shouldnt drive it anywhere else until thats done...
     
  3. Jan 17, 2012 at 12:26 PM
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    yes but i wouldn't drive it further than that
     
  4. Jan 17, 2012 at 12:40 PM
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  5. Jan 17, 2012 at 12:43 PM
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    If you drive really fast it will align its self :) I would say keep it under 55
     
  6. Jan 17, 2012 at 12:45 PM
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  7. Jan 17, 2012 at 12:52 PM
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    do you still tell the shop to put it to factory specs on the alignment or are there different specs you go to? ive always had mine put to the pfactory specs but often wondered.
     
  8. Jan 21, 2012 at 9:43 PM
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    Let them do their work and see what the alignment #'s show, then post up results, lots of members here will tell you if their in spec.
    How high are you lifting, are you using aftermarket uca's. Or stock? That will come into play. If I could find my alignment sheet from,the shop I can let you know my numbers are, I have the LR uca's also, my tires wear even and no pull what so ever.
     
  9. Jan 22, 2012 at 4:17 AM
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    well im running LR uca's as well with ome 885s on OME shocks, no pull even wear all that good stuff. i just know that the shop i take it to always tries to get within factory specs, i cant seem to be able to find my last alignment sheet but i remember both sides matched completely like if the right was .1 then so was the left just dont rem what numbers they were.
     
  10. Feb 9, 2012 at 11:30 AM
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    Everyone is saying bad driving it before alignment just because of uneven wear on tires right?
     
  11. Feb 9, 2012 at 11:42 AM
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    Partially. If you completely change the geometry of the front end, you should have it checked out to make sure everything is still tracking like it should. Poor alignment can cause the truck to be unstable at speed or in corners and can also cause the tires to wear unevenly. After a suspension change to the front end, I wouldn't drive any further than I had to before an alignment.
     
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