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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-18-2005, 12:32 AM Thread Starter
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caster angle????

Trying to fine tune and check over little odds and ends
after doing sas on k1500 reg cab shortbox. All of my
manuals are in storage, tried searching here and the web.
but cant find answers does anyone know approxamatly what
my caster angle should be. Im pretty sure its(5 deg pos)
im wondering if it should be set more or less???
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Re: caster angle????

you got it.
id set it from 3-5 deg.

im curious how you are going to set it. you building custom brackets or building an axle and going to press the axle tubes in so the castors at the right angle.
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Re: caster angle????

I'd aim for 4-6. 3 or less and it'll tend to wander... more than 6 and it'll not want to turn.
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Re: caster angle????

Ive already done the sas using orus kit. but i think it gave me 4" inches with the brackets And 2" with the spring.
I used ords shackle flip and zero rate in the back wich
equaled 5" inches. but i was thinking id get 5" in the front
but i got 6" so i need to add some lift to the back somehow
to even it out. this should subtract some of my caster i
think to about 4 degrees. so it sounds like i'll still be in the range of 3-5. thanks for the info.
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