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Is my alignment ok?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by TacoSupreem, May 7, 2010.

  1. May 7, 2010 at 12:54 PM
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    Hello TW! I just had my truck aligned today because i got new wheels and tires. I also had them take out a readylift leveling kit before the alignment because my truck didnt handle very good. I thought it was because of low caster due to the front being lifted 2.25"? But after the alignment the truck still drives the same way?(wanders) So i want yalls opinions on whether or not my alignment #'s are good for a stock trd off road. It looks like the tech.(a 28 year toyota veteran) didn't even adjust the caster. I asked him about it and he said it was within spec.? He also said that the caster is maxed out? I'm a little frustrated and could use some advise. Here is my alignment sheet. Thanks

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  2. May 7, 2010 at 2:21 PM
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    chris4x4

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    left front Camber should be at the most .2*, and you should have more caster. If you lifted, you will need new UCA's to get it in spec.
     
  3. May 7, 2010 at 2:27 PM
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    Smartypants up ^ there nailed it...
     
  4. May 7, 2010 at 2:33 PM
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  5. May 7, 2010 at 2:59 PM
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    Thanks fella's, but I'm not lifted and the tech. Is tellin me my caster is maxed out? This shops machine shows .5 camber to be perfect?
     
  6. May 7, 2010 at 3:57 PM
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    chris4x4

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    .5* Camber is "In spec", but it would be better to be closer to 0*. If your not lifted, Caster should fall in line. Good chance the tech doesnt know what hes doing....
     
  7. May 7, 2010 at 4:33 PM
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    ^he said he's been a Toyota tech. For 28 years?
     
  8. May 7, 2010 at 4:51 PM
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    How's my rear end look! :D
     
  9. May 7, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    What is the caster suppose to be on a stock truck?(trd off road)
     
  10. May 7, 2010 at 5:21 PM
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    Should be about 2.3*
     
  11. May 7, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    Ok thanks Chris and Brunes! What would we do without you guys? :)
     
  12. May 7, 2010 at 5:28 PM
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    I'm not sure anyone can answer what would happen in a world without Chris4x4.
     
  13. May 7, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    Or Brunes! :eek:
     
  14. May 7, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    HMMM now my front suspension is squeaking? Weird...
     
  15. May 7, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    It was probably Brunes that fucked it up....
     
  16. May 7, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    Damn...I am a few states closer to him than you are....but your powers of screwing the pooch are far better than mine...

    I mean...I don't have video with shit burning....nor have I bondo a pan....or used the good towels to clean up (insert the mess)
     
  17. May 7, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    hey! I fixed Taconuts truck, simply by him holding the phone to it. No shit. Ask him. :cool:
     
  18. May 7, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    Maybe we can try that! I'll call you and you can talk sweet to my truck and maybe she'll straighten up! :p
     
  19. May 7, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    I may have used up all my Mojo :eek:
     
  20. May 7, 2010 at 7:25 PM
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