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Question about caster.

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Fabulous, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. Apr 7, 2011 at 3:11 PM
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    Fabulous

    Fabulous [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Right now I have my caster at about 2 degrees on both sides, and I'm going to be installing my Light Racing UCA's this weekend at the 0 setting which provides 2 degrees of built in caster, ending up at around 4 degrees when complete. My question is this- at 4 degrees of caster are my wheels going to be rubbing the shit out of my wheel wells until I get my alignment? I'm a little worried about installing them, and then getting out of my garage and to the shop as it has a weird entry/ exit. Any opinions would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
     
  2. Apr 7, 2011 at 4:38 PM
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    Fabulous

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    Nobody?
     
  3. Apr 7, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    bjmoose

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    I can imagine picking up a little rub, but not so much as would prevent you from getting to the shop.
     
  4. Apr 7, 2011 at 4:55 PM
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    chris4x4

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    You shouldnt rub much at all. Maybe the mud flaps, unless you already took them off.
     
  5. Apr 7, 2011 at 5:27 PM
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    Fabulous

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    Cool, thanks guys. I don't even have big tires on the truck...just 265/70-17's. After I get the UCA's on and aligned it'll be time to put my new wheels on :)
    Still have the mud flaps on, gotta keep them on too as winters are a bitch around here. Thanks again guys.
     
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