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what should my alignment specs. be?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by mixaro, Feb 13, 2011.

  1. Feb 13, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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    ok my yota is finally going in for the frame change, and i was wondering what m alignment specs. should be, cause it's been a while since i aligned it. i have the LR upper control arms, billy 5100's at 0 with the ome 882 springs. along with the diff drop.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. Feb 13, 2011 at 5:04 PM
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    SAS.. Need I say more.
    They will align it automatically for you. No need to worry. Post pictures of the new frame when it's all said and done :)
     
  3. Feb 13, 2011 at 5:31 PM
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    yeah but the last time i had them align it before i had the lift the f-ed everything up so i want to tell them what i want them to be.
     
  4. Feb 13, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    If they f it up. Make them re-do it. Tell them you feel unsafe and it's costing you $ in parts to replace the tires and suspension etc lol :D
     
  5. Feb 13, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    well the last time they did it was like 3 years ago, i had it aligned by my brother inlaw after the lift (best damn mechanic i've seen) and we did it at the ford garage he works at on a sunday (yeah i know i went to a ford garage). anyway it's going in for the frame tomorrow, and i'm just scared that they are going to f something up, cause my local toyota garage does not have the best rep. from my experience and from what other people have told me.
     
  6. Feb 13, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    I had my frame replaced and had ome 881, 5100s and icon aal put in by the dealership. Everything is good for me!
     
  7. Feb 13, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    well thats a sigh of relief cause all i heard about is the horror shows on here. i just want my truck back they way i left it.
     
  8. Feb 13, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    God damn stealerships... Well if all else fails, take it back to the ford and get it aligned. At least you know your brother in-law is repuable.
     
  9. Feb 13, 2011 at 6:54 PM
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    ha ha true, but i shouldn't even half to worry about this bs
     
  10. Feb 13, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    Exactly. I guess just trust the stealership on this. And watch your treadware. Also make sure it drives straight.
     
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    Getting a high enough caster setting is usually the problem with stock UCAs. Your LR UCAs can be set at 2.0 degrees of positive caster to start with.

    Ask for a detailed report on what they set the alignment to. You do not have to accept that old line about how they were able to get into spec. Ask for the exact settings they used.

    Toe and camber should be 0 degrees for both sides. With your UCAs caster should be at least 2.4 degrees. Somewhere between 2.4 and 3.0 is ideal.
     
  12. Feb 14, 2011 at 7:43 AM
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    How long did you have to wait before you received a call from the dealer to take your truck in for the frame replacement? I've been waiting since October and still no frame!!!!
     
  13. May 28, 2012 at 5:43 AM
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    Imagine you figured out the answer to this question (how long does it take for the dealership to get the replacement frame in) . My dealership gave me a 2012 Tacoma the day they looked at the frame. Took a total of 2 weeks for the regional rep to come down and ok the replacment and get the new frame in. Two more weeks to do the work.
     
  14. May 28, 2012 at 5:15 PM
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    Wow.. your irrelevant post on a 15 month old thread has led me to the answer to an alignment question I had .. nice work ! Haha
     
  15. May 28, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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    ha ha ha ha:laugh:
     
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