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LR UCA hits springs, what about other brands?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Zac808, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. Mar 26, 2013 at 1:19 PM
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    My LR's contact my springs when fully extended. It actually tore the boot. Do uniball style UCA's contact the springs?
     
  2. Mar 26, 2013 at 3:24 PM
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    Interesting , haven't seen this one yet
     
  3. Mar 26, 2013 at 3:44 PM
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    Post the suspension set up, their travel, and your alignment specifications for answers that aren't guess's.

    Pics are also worth 1,000 words.
     
  4. Mar 26, 2013 at 3:49 PM
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  5. Mar 26, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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    It's actually the uniball boot that is contactinng. I'll get some pics up.
     
  6. Mar 27, 2013 at 12:45 PM
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    That bad boy is at a terrible angle, did you loosen the lower control arms when you installed? Is the SPC logo facing out?
     
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    Yea that's rough looking.
     
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    I torqued them once the truck was off jacks. No, I did not loosen lower control arm. SPC logo is facing out. Maybe its the 1/2" spacer. Pax side is close but not touching.
     
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    I wonder if Eibachs are wider coils than Stock or OME?
     
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    Ur lowers might be loaded up, not allowing the truck to settle.
     
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    :eek: that is nowhere near what it should look like. is the ball joint mount towards the center of the slot it goes in? also how are you getting that much droop???
     
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    Keep in mind this is with the front extended on jacks.
     
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    Mine hits TC uca and leeper COs and a shim spacer on top
     
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    I get the same thing with my 885's/5100's at full droop (when jacked up). It's only on the driver's side, too, where I have the 1/4" taco lean spacer. The passenger side comes close but the boot doesn't touch. I also have LR UCAs.
     
  17. Mar 27, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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    I was wondering if uni's touched as well. Thanks.





    Good to know. Thank You.
     
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    Thought that was on the ground.... put it down, won't be a problem unless you go on woops all the time.
     
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    Don't mind the end link but here u can see how close mine is on flat ground
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    Is your UCA camber adjustment slid all the way inboard by any chance ?
     
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