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Please Clarify For Me.. Alignment Issues

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Voos, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. Dec 20, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    Voos

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  2. Dec 20, 2009 at 1:41 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Are you rubbing when going straight?
     
  3. Dec 20, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    I disagree.. I have never had a tire rub the body mount at full lock, until I had an alignment done a few days ago
     
  4. Dec 20, 2009 at 2:26 PM
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    I have the Icon UCA's now with about 2.9 caster. However, before the Icons uca's I had the Total Chaos UCA's with my Icon coilovers and I had my caster set at about 2.8. You shouldnt have to adjust the uca's in any way, a good alignment shop should be able to get you lower then 3.1. However, I believe if you lower the caster anymore, you will get more rub on the body mount, as lowering the caster will move the wheel back in the wheel well, closer to the mount.
     
  5. Dec 20, 2009 at 2:36 PM
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    Shop just called... So the problem was this.. Previously the Caster had been set at 3 degrees positive. After alignment the other day, they had dropped the Caster to 2.3! I don't know why considering spec is 2.8. I have asked them to set it back, hopefully this will resolve the issue.

    Guess I had it backward in my head
     
  6. Dec 20, 2009 at 2:48 PM
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    Yes. Getting the Caster to 2.8* or so should fix your rubbing, or at least, lessen it.
     
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