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Blistein @ 1.75 and alignment don't seem right

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TwzteD, Dec 17, 2011.

  1. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:42 AM
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    TwzteD

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    i installed the 5100's last night i went to get it aligned today and I'm thinking i brought it to the wrong place! the numbers are pretty off id say here what they gave me after they aligned it... the right camber is way off and they told me that there is no adjustment for camber according to their machine..... am i right or am i wrong please let me know you opinions. and yes that is after the alignment because i told him i wanted a printout of the specs and he didn't print the before . well zoo he says.. maby i should have brought it to the dealer!

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  2. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:49 AM
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    Are those the before measurements or the after?
     
  3. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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  4. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    You will probably get the same results from the dealer like myself and others have. Take it to a reputable alignment shop and when they do it right, take the printout to the original shop and demand your money back.
     
  5. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:52 AM
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    those are after measurements!
     
  6. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:53 AM
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    what are ideally the "within specs measurements" ill go else wear too bad i can't get my money back but I'm gonna try
     
  7. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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    Yeah your camber is off it should be 0 and your caster is too low as well.
     
  8. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:55 AM
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    Yea you probably won't get your money back, but it would be nice to show them that they don't know what they are doing.
     
  9. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:57 AM
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    I have a great alignment place . No printouts no problems . Like they said you need to find a great alignment place
     
  10. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    whats a good number for the caster?
     
  11. Dec 17, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    The camber adjustment is on the lower control arm mounting bolt. It's a cam type washer. It moves the contol arm in and out providing tilt to the wheel.
     
  12. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    Caster should be above 2*, with Camber at .4* or so.
     
  13. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:01 PM
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    camber 0
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    caster 2.4-3.1 depending on tire size (stock size 2.4 and larger get higher specs)
     
  14. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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    Damn so he's way off
     
  15. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    Try looking for a shop that specializes in 4x4's or maybe track down a 4x4 parts shop and ask them for a referral, dealers and regular shops are usually no good at this kind of thing.
     
  16. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    His caster isnt that bad for having a lift, and stock UCA's, but his Camber is all out of wack....
     
  17. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:06 PM
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    im not going to damage anything driving it like this for a little wile am i? just tire wear issues?
     
  18. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:07 PM
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    You may have a little wandering, and outside tire wear.
     
  19. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    keep both hands on the wheel, the words 'wandering' and 5000lbs of truck are not things i want to see in the same sentence!
     
  20. Dec 17, 2011 at 12:10 PM
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    is the rear specs good ? cause i don't even think he touched the back
     
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