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post #1 of 8 Old 07-02-2013, 08:01 PM Thread Starter
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camber issues, 95 zj, speedy help please?

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/a...eshoot-819350/
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I have a camber issue, I'm hoping it's not what I think.. all factory parts, 95 ZJ, factory 235/75/15 sized tires. Outside edge of both front tires is wearing. I am to assume that the most likely problem is the ball joints? If not, what ways could I go about fixing this problem myself?? Keeping in mind this is my only form of transportation to work at the moment. It's not severe but very noticeable and is reducing traction on more hard turns, a lot more noticeable on left turns compared to right(sliding on dry pavement when I shouldn't be sliding). I'm hoping to actually add a little extra negative camber if possible, just very slightly more than factory, to add to the harsh turning demands I have had at times. I've never had problems with the top heavy fact so having a little extra grip on turns should be a little more preferred for me

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post #2 of 8 Old 07-03-2013, 07:19 AM
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Viscous coupler. Camber is not adjustable without offset ball joints

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V8 zj at 6" . Double tri rear and true 3 link front. Stretched to 108"
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Well I know the VC is bad, but that's not the sliding I meant. I mean taking a turn and you skid on the road like on ice or super wet road like when speeding around turns. The tire's camber is off so much, I can't keep traction on a turn properly.
But thank you! I figured as much but was still hoping a cheaper issue could of been at play..
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Being in basically locked in 4wd will do that(bad vc). Bad vc and Too much toe in are your only two items to cause severe outside edge wear short of a bent axle or bent inner Cs

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post #5 of 8 Old 07-03-2013, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
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My appologies. Alright, thank you. I'm not aware of any driving period done in it that could of bent the axle that way,, so I'm willing to discredit that for the time being.. what do you mean by bent C's? Sorry, it's been a long week and my brain isn't wanting to work right now. I'll double check the toe and make sure that is where it should be. If I'm correct, it's approx 1/8" toe in for proper all around driving?
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Mother of sanity... So different transfer cases are spec'd for different toe in? simple answer needed.. 1/16" to 1/8", somewhere in there is within spec, correct? searching is giving me like 20 different answers

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1/8" max. .iron a 1/16" normally

Edit; freaking autocorrect. *I run

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post #8 of 8 Old 01-13-2014, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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1/8" max. .iron a 1/16" normally

Edit; freaking autocorrect. *I run
Lol, thanks! Autocorrect has made quite a few.. Interesting.. conversations for me over the years
I'll try to get it set to 1/16"(1.5mm?) or a hair over.

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