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Old 03-10-2009, 10:35 PM
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Havent really checked it out, but how do you get these trucks alighned?? my trucks wearing the outer side of the tires pretty bad. but how do change the caster/camber? is there an adjustment or do you have to do it with dif ball joints?
 
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by 392hemix View Post
Havent really checked it out, but how do you get these trucks alighned?? my trucks wearing the outer side of the tires pretty bad. but how do change the caster/camber? is there an adjustment or do you have to do it with dif ball joints?
Ditto... After my rebuild it goes down the road straight as an arrow - but my steering wheel points to 10 o'clock... as it did before.

Maybe this will help someone be able to give us a detailed description:

1. sway bar end link
2. upper ball joint
3. lower ball joint
4. driver side tie rod end (TRE)
5. same as #1, they are a single part
6. draglink end, pitman arm side
7. trackbar ball joint (not directly replaceable, need new trackbar or lukes link o rupgrade to new style)
8. passenger side draglink end
9. see #1
10. see #3


A. Sway bar
B. tie rod adjustment sleeve on the tie rod
C. pitman arm
D. track bar
E. steering stabilizer
F. draglink adjustment sleeve on the draglink (the actual draglink in the bottom image)
G. aftermarket steering stabilizer
H. tie rod

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Old 03-11-2009, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by 392hemix View Post
Havent really checked it out, but how do you get these trucks alighned?? my trucks wearing the outer side of the tires pretty bad. but how do change the caster/camber? is there an adjustment or do you have to do it with dif ball joints?
make sure your wheel bearings and ball joints are good.
 
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Old 03-20-2009, 01:27 AM
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where does that boost elbow go? and did it help much?
 
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Old 03-20-2009, 01:50 AM
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i like how you did the lUK links in all the tie rod ends, smart but expensive
 
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Old 03-21-2009, 09:17 PM
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Great write-up and awesome pics. Thanks for the effort. This is going in my tech file. I don't have a death wobble but it takes a whole lotta steering wheel to keep her going in a straight line...
 
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Bump for anyone... Sold the 12V Focusing on my '03 now and paying stuff off...
 
 
 
 
 
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