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Alignment question...

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Tsenekos, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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    Tsenekos

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    I have a appointment booked for wed for the alignment on my truck, i was wondering do I need to tell them what to align it to with the 3" lift or is this pretty straight forward and easy for them, he has a computerized laser alignment machine??? thanks for any help on this one :)
     
  2. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Toe: 0*
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    Caster: 2.3* to 2.8* (only if you have caster correcting UCA's)
     
  3. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:11 PM
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    and thus the thread ends...that is the answer!:)
     
  4. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:13 PM
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    Wow thanks Chris I was hoping you would chime in.
    I don't have Caster correcting UCA's though just stock so what should the caster be then? and thanks :)
     
  5. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:15 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Set Toe and Camber to 0* first, then tell them you want the most caster they can get without affecting the Toe and Camber.
     
  6. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:20 PM
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    Ok great thank you very much for the help.:)
     
  7. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:25 PM
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    A little confused on this one Chris, or am i good?


     
  8. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:27 PM
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    Chris one more ? I took the truck for a little test spin after I finished the lift install, and I took it up to 50+ mph and I have zero vibrations at any speed, I put the axel shim kit in but left out the diff. drop kit as I could not get the diff bolts to turn even with the impact I rented, should I get it put in or leave it for now?? what would be best. thank you
     
  9. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    Leave it out.
     
  10. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:30 PM
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    Your good. 2.1* is acceptable, but more is better, up to 2.8*.
     
  11. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:35 PM
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    Ok, just checking. Got an apt for the chopbox tomorrow!
     
  12. Sep 15, 2009 at 5:41 PM
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    Is there any cons to leaving it out such as premature wear on the cv's ?
     
  13. Sep 15, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    No. The Diff drop only lowers the front diff 1/2" at the axels, and given the length of the axel, thats only about 2*. If that. Not enough to worry about. :)
     
  14. Sep 15, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    thanks for all the help chris
     
  15. Sep 15, 2009 at 7:03 PM
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    Anytime. :)
     
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    Hey chris, what are the specs for stock everything 09 Prerunner CC, Longbed? Thanks

    Just asking because of a vibratiom at 65 mph and above.
     
  17. Sep 15, 2009 at 10:09 PM
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    Your tires are out of ballance.
     
  18. Sep 15, 2009 at 10:16 PM
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    Stock specs, Im guessing for your truck, as you didnt give me tire size, is:
    Toe: 0.044* +/- 0.108*
    Camber: 0.47* +/- 0.75*
    Caster: 1.93* +/- 0.75*
     
  19. Sep 16, 2009 at 4:21 AM
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    Tire balanced twice last time with haweka adapter and tire size 245-75-16
     
  20. Sep 16, 2009 at 5:59 AM
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    Tell them to road force ballance them....Sounds like you may have an out of round tire.
     
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