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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-05-2001, 06:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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Alignment ?

I have had my truck aligned 3 times now at three different places with the same out come. I bought the largest bushing 2 3/4 degree. anmd my alignment is still not on the money. I'm 1.6 degrees positive on both sides. Drives better but still has a slight "V" shape in the front and my 33-12.5 AT's are wearing on the outside- the tires in the front are not fully flat on the ground and I know they are gonna wear bad. I put 2" coils on the front and 2" blocks in the back, before this and I called rancho they say I should not need to do anything extra except put new caster/camber bushings in -Ford told me this also. I did do that and still can't seem to get enough of a .75 degree angle. Anybody have any thoughts or have the same problem and fix it??

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-05-2001, 07:36 PM
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Re: Alignment ?

you should have a slight v but not a lot.Did you get your bushings from rancho?I know superlift ofers special bushings for your type of lift.If you cant get the right camber with bushings you will have to go with axle drop brackets,or live with it if possible. bocephus

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Re: Alignment ?

Both the Superlift and Skyjacker bushings are 2.75. Donahoe Racing sells 3.5 degree bushings http://www.donahoeracing.com/ but last I looked they were $80 apiece. For $160 you might just be able to get the 2" drop brackets from Tuff Country.

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 12-06-2001, 01:17 PM
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Re: Alignment ?

how is your truck sitting, hieghtwise. i have foudn that if the truck is sitting level, the camber is more positve, then if the back is sitting higher, so you might want to look into more leaf spring or block for the rear.

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Re: Alignment ?

I have a different lift (see below), same problem. Took it back in to 4wheelpartswholesalers and they said they adjusted it (they didn't) but did not want to adjust it too much because at the time the lift was new and it would "settle some" and the camber (positive) would be gone. Never happened. You should however be able to adjust this out with the proper bushing. I have left mine for some time. You must rotate tires often. I like the comment Dominic made. I do see some difference in camber depending on how it is sitting. Wonder if adding a bit more lift in the rear would actually help. Was thinking of doing this anyway. That would be money well spent!

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Re: Alignment ?

The rear does sit 3/4 inch higher I measured it. I have the largest bushing that I can get in there. I don't know if I would want to but a bigger bushing (if alvailable) The upper joint is at a very steep angle now (I think). I don't think a bronco looks good with the as$ higher, I like level<font color=blue>JMO

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