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Unread 09-03-2013, 11:35 PM   #1
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Wj jeep wj 4.5" lift castor angle

so i have an angle finder and i want to know what my castor is. how do i do that? do i place the angle finder on top of the front bump stop platform?

again i have a 4.5 - 5" lift with 32" tires (more like 31.6")

i have heard that at that lift stock castor is ok and others that say that i need 4.5* castor.

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Unread 09-04-2013, 06:26 AM   #2
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You can get a rough number on the flat top of the knuckle. Put a socket over the balljoint.
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Unread 09-05-2013, 12:52 AM   #3
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so i think the angle finder read 5* not sure tho. does this look right?
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Unread 09-05-2013, 05:21 AM   #4
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You can't be serious.
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Unread 09-05-2013, 05:57 AM   #5
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Why are you showing pictures of your driveshaft? That's pinion angle. I could be wrong but caster is how far forward or back the axle is rotated.
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Unread 09-05-2013, 08:42 AM   #6
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Lmao looks great from here how's it drive
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Unread 09-06-2013, 08:46 PM   #7
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yeah that's what castor is but i wanted to show you guys my drive shaft to see of it looks right.
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Unread 09-07-2013, 06:47 AM   #8
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Yep, that looks like a driveshaft and smurf blue control arms. Not sure I follow you here. My picture-examining internet eyes are having trouble determining degrees right now.
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