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Pass. Tire sitting about 1 inch off center

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by slickyd, Oct 6, 2009.

  1. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:02 AM
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    I just got my lower ball joints replaced because of the recall and now my Pass. Tire is sitting about 1 inche off center and is now scrubbing the mud flap and fender weld. Here are some pictures. What do yall think it is?[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:03 AM
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    It doesn't need to be dead center...but you probably want to have the alignment checked. IDK what the "normal" specs for the 1st gens are...but they should be able to adjust the caster to fix that.
     
  3. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:13 AM
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  4. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:21 AM
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    on the other tire its about 3.5 inches on both sides. I just want it like it was before I took it to have the recall done. Suppose to go Thursday to have them look at it.
     
  5. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:42 AM
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    Is the passenger side & drivers side both the same? Or no?
     
  6. Oct 6, 2009 at 6:47 AM
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    no driver side is about 3.5 on both sides of the tire. and it does rub when I turn.
     
  7. Oct 6, 2009 at 7:20 AM
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    So, both sides are scrubbing the mudflaps?

    Are you using the same 'measurement' points?
    In the picture, you're measuring 2" down below the body line of the truck on the mudflap. I'd definately use a body line instead of the flexible mudflap (sorry, first thing I saw in the picture)
     
  8. Oct 6, 2009 at 11:14 AM
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    no just the pass side is hitting. and i used the same points for each tire.
     
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