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Post lift alignment specs.

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 6spdtaco, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    6spdtaco

    6spdtaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Recently installed an OME lift, no UCA's. Got my truck back from alignment. It feels fine while driving. Just looking to get some opinions on these numbers because to be honest I don't know what to look for.

    Toe: .05 left and right
    Camber: .8 left, .5 right
    CASTER: .4 left, .8 right.

    Now I have read that ideal caster is 2.5? So from my understanding I am WAY off?
     
  2. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    wilsonpj

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    From what I've learned, this is just about perfect.....

    0 Camber 0 Toe 2.4-3.1Caster
     
  3. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    Camber should be closer to 0*, and Caster needs to be at least 1.8*
     
  4. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    betz.steven

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    it should be IDEALLY

    Toe - 0*
    Camber - 0*
    Caster 2.5* as you stated

    how much did you lift the truck?
     
  5. Aug 19, 2010 at 9:37 AM
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    6spdtaco

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    about 3". I used the 886 coils, which in retrospect was a bad choice. Even with the winch and bumper, the coils are too stiff.

    What damage/issues can I expect from the misalignment?
     
  6. Aug 19, 2010 at 3:46 PM
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    toycar18

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    The truck will wander at high speeds due to low caster.

    Caster doesn't effect tire wear - just the way it drives.
     
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