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Unread 08-28-2014, 08:53 PM   #1
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tires cant outward

my front two tires look like the cant in an outward direction? is this normal?/bad? also it looks like drivers side wheels have spacers and passenger side doesnt, in other words drivers side tires stick ou more than the other. is that bad/does it matter?

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Unread 08-28-2014, 09:17 PM   #2
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If your tires are both trying to turn away from each other it cant be good. Sounds like time for an alignment. As far as your wheels, take them off and see whats on there. If you have spacers on one side only id take them off, possible cause of your toeout.
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Unread 08-29-2014, 02:46 AM   #3
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Is it lifted?
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my front two tires look like the cant in an outward direction? is this normal?/bad? also it looks like drivers side wheels have spacers and passenger side doesnt, in other words drivers side tires stick ou more than the other. is that bad/does it matter?
Its looks like spacers or it has spacers? Only you can answer that by opening your eyes and looking.

Signature says Rough Country 3" lift. Chances are the kit did not include an adjustable track bar hence the whole axle shifts to the driver's side.
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Unread 08-29-2014, 07:19 AM   #5
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Would an adjustable track bar fix the problem? Can I just get under it and see spacers with the naked eye or do I have to take the wheel off for that? If there only one side can I assume that they were put on for looks and not to get the wheels away from the suspension so nothing rubs?
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Stock trackbar with 3" lift would cause the driver side shift on the axle.

Either check the toe yourself or have a shop check it. It is possible that it is out of alignment.
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I just had it aligned no more than a week and a half ago thinking that could be the problem. The driver side axle shift refers to the wheel sticking out on one side of the car correct? The tires though loom like this when standing front the front / \ a little exagerrated but gets the point across. Is that alignment also or because of the stock track bar? What kind adjustable track bar should I get? Some just say adj. Track bar and others say adj. Track bar 3in 4 in or so on and so on
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How can you not know if you have a lift or not?
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Unread 08-29-2014, 02:18 PM   #9
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I didn't ask if it was lifted. Someone else did
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Unread 08-29-2014, 02:37 PM   #10
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I asked if it was lifted you dummy! If it's lifted with no adjustable track bar, then the front axle will be pushed out to the drivers side and the rear axle will be pushed out to the passenger side. That's why you need adjustable track bars, so you can center the axles under the Jeep.
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Unread 08-29-2014, 02:40 PM   #11
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Okay thanks! And any idea why my tires would do that?
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It was never aligned after the lift. Causing your tire cant.
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Unread 08-29-2014, 02:54 PM   #13
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Okay thanks a bunch guys! One more question though. Do I need adj control arms as well ? Whats their purpose and what problems arise without adj co trol arms when they're needed? I have wide tires and rims if that has anything to do with any of these scenarios as well
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Without the specs on your lift and tire combo it's hard to give advice. Now I have a wine tasting in Tourasi tomorrow and then Pompeii on Sunday so I probably won't be able to to answer until Tuesday unless I let the wife drive the Lambo.
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One thing I think everyone trying to answer questions here isn't getting is that the OP isn't asking about toe in/out. He's asking about pos/neg camber (which to my understanding is next to impossible unless the axle is bent). I asked about this a while back myself, except it sounds like mine is opposite of his.
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