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Alignment Issues

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by billas333, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    billas333

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    Just curious but... I got my lift set at around 3'' and I have the TC UCA's yet my alignment is still not that great. In town driving sure no big deal but on the free way I seem to veer right as soon as I let go of the steering wheel.

    Anyone else have any issues? I went to big O for the alignment and even went back once already because it did not feel right. I am gonna feel like a dick taking it in there 3 times
     
  2. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    hell, i havent had mine aligned after the CO's and UCA's on mine and i have no veering at all. waiting to get my rear kit put in and crank up the CO's some more before I take it just incase.
     
  3. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:36 PM
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    billas333

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    yea I just do not get it and I do not want my brand new tires wearing abnormally because of it.
     
  4. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:37 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    stock, for now
    bring it somewhere else, and see what they say. Check your airpressure in the tires also.
     
  5. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:37 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    just curious............but what is your tire pressure set at?
     
  6. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:38 PM
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    Take it somewhere else. Tell them to set it as follows
    Toe: 0*
    Caster: 2.4* to 3.1*
    Camber: 0*
     
  7. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:40 PM
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    pressures are equal. The only thing different is the driver side coilover is cranked up .25 inches more due to extra weight on that side. However the passenger side still sits a tad higher
     
  8. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    Where did u pull those numbers from?
    Right now they set it at

    Left front:

    Toe .21

    Caster 3.6

    Camber -.1

    Right Front

    Toe -.1

    Caster 3.4

    Camber .1

    What kinda pisses me off is I am taking it there to get it aligned and they just plug in make and model into a computer and it spits out some stock values so thats what they put it at. My truck doesnt look anything close to stock so common sense would say that these values are not accurate for this truck DUH
     
  9. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:49 PM
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    tire pressure is at 38 psi in all 4 tires
     
  10. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    stock, for now
    if you lift the truck correctly, yes they set the values to stock height. same as lowering

    edit: 38 psi must ride like a brick..try setting it at 35
     
  11. Feb 11, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i run 45 in my BFG MT's...lol
     
  12. Feb 11, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    YeaI do not get it but just looking at the sheet they gave me the only numbers in range are the Cambers. The Caster and Toe are in Bright red and I assume that means BAD
     
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