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Light Racing setting

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by raswank, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:50 AM
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    On February 8th I get my Eibachs, 1/4 inch drivers side spacer, 5100's adjusted to .85 and new Light Racing UCA's put in, along with new rear 5100's. How do I know what setting to preset the UCA's to? I think I am getting a deal. Front struts re done, UCA's installed, alignment, rear shocks installed. 600.00. Just confused on which setting to preset on the UCA's
     
  2. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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    ummm yeah
    pretty sure it states it in the directions....then take it to get realigned by a reputable shop
     
  3. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:57 AM
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    They are installing them, and do impeccable alignments. Just didn't know if i had to preset them.
     
  4. Feb 25, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    Search Light Racing UCA install , there were recently 2 threads about this that included links to the install instructions .

    Sorry I'm on my phone otherwise I would find you the link .
     
  5. Feb 25, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    Thanks, just want a factory alignment you know with no issues
     
  6. Feb 25, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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    There is also another thread called Alignment numbers or something like that , your alignment numbers will need to be different than the factory spec numbers as you have changed the geometry of the truck .
     
  7. Feb 25, 2011 at 12:04 PM
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    ummm yeah
    if you got instructions the you got what you need
     
  8. Feb 25, 2011 at 12:09 PM
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    Well , you have part of what you need , the UCA specs don't tell you what your alignment numbers should be .
     
  9. Feb 25, 2011 at 12:17 PM
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    So at least have him set it at what the specs say in the computer
     
  10. Feb 25, 2011 at 12:21 PM
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    Is that a question ?
     
  11. Feb 25, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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    Yes it is a question. Have him set it to factory specs with the new UCA's
     
  12. Feb 25, 2011 at 2:12 PM
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    That was my point , the " factory specs " or " book specs " apply to a stock Tacoma , if you have lifted , you have changed the geometry and your ideal specs may not match the " factory specs " , there is a thread on here with ideal lifted aligmnent numbers .
     
  13. Feb 25, 2011 at 2:14 PM
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    ummm yeah
    all numbers may not be the same....i recommend driving it for a week after you are done with doing everything and let it settle.....then alignment shop
     
  14. Feb 25, 2011 at 2:30 PM
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    I meant when it goes to get aligned .
     
  15. Feb 25, 2011 at 2:43 PM
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    Set the UCA's to the +2* setting.
     
  16. Feb 25, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    Thanks Chris, and can you tell me why that setting is optimal?
     
  17. Feb 25, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    Because your going to be lifting close to 3", and your gonna loose 2* of Caster. So, You need to add that bock with the UCA's.
     
  18. Feb 25, 2011 at 4:45 PM
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    Thanks again Chris. I will pre set it to that prior to install
     
  19. Feb 25, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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