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Do I need UCAs??

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by bowhuntingaddict, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. bowhuntingaddict

    bowhuntingaddict [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just got billy 5100s, and after I got the lift on the trcuk drove perfectly, no wandering or anything up to 80mph, but after I got new tires and got it aligned it started to shake, is this the tire fault or do I need new UCAs?
     
  2. Tacomanator

    Tacomanator Boiling denim and bangin whores

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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    tires may need to be rebalanced. what setting do you have the 5100's at. UCA's are recmmended for anything over 2".
     
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    Road force balanced
     
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  5. bowhuntingaddict

    bowhuntingaddict [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Its set at 2.5in, but i think I'll go get it road force balanced first
     
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    definitly get a roadforce balance done, little pricey(25$/wheel) but well worth it.
     
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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    what is road force balanced? i've heard about it a few times on here. how is it different than normal balancing?
     
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    its a different type of wheel balancing in which they find the heavy spots in the tire and wheel and sit the tire on the wheel in such a way that the heavy spots cancel eachother out and you get a better balanced tire/wheel.
     
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    Mucher cheaper to try and correct it via road force balance than to drop 400-600 on a set of UCAs.
     
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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    oh thanks. i recently had new tires installed, i wonder if they were "road balanced"? hmmmm....
     
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    you may want to check firestone. if that doesnt work get uca's
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    can you get away with road force balancing and not the regular balancing? or are they too different and still require regular balancing?
     
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    King 2.5" extended travel coilovers with compression adjusters, Camburg UCA's, King 2.5" rear shocks, Volant cold air intake with ram air scoop.
    x2. UCA's really have nothing to do with shaking/vibs anyway.
     
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    i doubt it,a roadforce balance is usually something that you have to ask for since its more expensive
     
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    you would think they would do it without asking because if its more expensive, then they'll make more money... either way, road balanced or not, my tires ride smooth so its all good!
     
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    well I have 5100 set at 2.5" w/o vibration and pull L or R at all . Truck drive perfect No need UCA . Do you have aftermarket wheels or stockers ?
     
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    16in helos 4.5" backspace
     
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    OP I believe I have the same wheels and they dont make hub centric models. We both have lugcentric, I havent had a problem but I think you might be having issues with that.
     
  19. mattleegee

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    When are UCAs actually beneficial for a truck, i see above someone said 2" then it helps
    But when do you want to make the purchase of these?

    (I thought about making a thread but maybe this will work)
     
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    If sterling wheel shake You may need rebalance the tires or check lug nuts because lug nuts must go in all the way .
     
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