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Unread 05-03-2013, 06:56 PM   #31
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Forgive me if this was mentioned before which I really didn't see but man you caster is horrible. The way you caster is right now is like having the front end of a shopping cart. You need to adress that issue ASAP. Stock specs are 7 degrees of caster and yours is no where near that. I just did an alignment on my jeep after work last night check out my readings. My right side Camber is off in the picture because of play in the wheel bearing. But your upper ball joint should be behind the upper you have way to much negative caster and that greatly affects the driveability
Yeah I JuST installed the lift, and I'm waiting on my adjustable control arms to fix the caster lol

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Unread 05-03-2013, 07:10 PM   #32
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I have 3.5 Rustys offroad springs front and rear with my zj and I just had to switch back to stock arms in the front because my aftermarket arms need new bushings. That's why I did the alignment. Did the place that did you alignment even touch the caster bolts? That read out is horrible. The one I pictured is with 3.5 springs adjustable track bar and stock lower and upper arms. Stock arms can be used up to at least a 4.5 inch lift
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Unread 05-03-2013, 07:13 PM   #33
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I have 3.5 Rustys offroad springs front and rear with my zj and I just had to switch back to stock arms in the front because my aftermarket arms need new bushings. That's why I did the alignment. Did the place that did you alignment even touch the caster bolts? That read out is horrible. The one I pictured is with 3.5 springs adjustable track bar and stock lower and upper arms
Im sitting at about 4" and honestly I highly doubt they did anything besides the toe, and take my $45. I will be going to another shop to do my final alignment, that's for sure, after I install the adjustable control arms of course.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 07:15 PM   #34
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The tech which was a 18 year old kid said he did do the caster but couldn't get it any better... Idk but I'm glad I bought adjustables just waiting on them to show up. And I'm sitting at 4.25" of lift.
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Unread 05-03-2013, 07:18 PM   #35
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There's the first problem. 18 year olds are not technicians
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Unread 05-03-2013, 07:19 PM   #36
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There's the first problem. 18 year olds are not technicians
Yeah don't ever go to kwik kar for an alignment lol
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