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Please Help! LR UCA Settings

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SManZ, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. Nov 18, 2009 at 2:30 AM
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    SManZ

    SManZ [OP] el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    I'm printing out all my How-To's from this forum for the Toytec lift install. I am confused about the LR UCAs and their settings. I'm reading I should go for 2.4 or 2.9` of caster and 0 camber. I'm looking at the LR UCAs and I see there is a plate that will rotate the bolt that attaches to the spindle and there is also a slider adjustment where the balljoint attaches to the UCA.

    I can't figure out how these relate to the directions that show the various caster settings.

    Can someone please tell me how I should set these? It looks to me like there are 8 positions available using the plate, plus the slider adjustment. In my awesome drawing, the arrow is the front of the truck and I've marked the possible locations of the bolt that attaches to the spindle. Could someone please tell me which one of these is correct and which slider position to use?

    -Thanks!
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Nov 18, 2009 at 11:03 AM
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    Ah damn...I was hoping someone would post before I got to this part. I'm going to best guess it...
     
  3. Nov 18, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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    i put mine in the middle and let the alignment guy do his thing.
     
  4. Feb 4, 2010 at 6:16 PM
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    Did y'all ever get this figured out? I'm about to put my LR UCAs on this weekend
     
  5. Feb 4, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    From what people have been telling me and from what I'm reading, 0 deg and all the way out.
     
  6. Feb 5, 2010 at 7:57 AM
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  7. Feb 5, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    Flat side out...isn't that set for 0 ??
     
  8. Feb 5, 2010 at 9:55 AM
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    No...those directions are fucked...Masada and I had a hell of a time with em. You want the rounded end pointing at the truck and the flat end facing the wheel...thats 2.0+ Caster
     
  9. Feb 5, 2010 at 9:58 AM
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    Check your LR UCAs to make sure they're on correctly. It's possible to swap the gold bracket. They should be flat side out (with the SPC stamp showing)
    [​IMG]

    OP by Evil Monkey :cool:
     
  10. Feb 5, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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