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Old May 18th, 2006, 17:22
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ALIGNMENT ISSUES???

can anyone see any problems by these pics



looks like to me the top of the front tires are leaning in. What would cause this?

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Old May 18th, 2006, 17:27
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Re: ALIGNMENT ISSUES???

been jumping? bent axle housing looks like that.
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Old May 18th, 2006, 17:40
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Re: ALIGNMENT ISSUES???

Bad ball joints will do that too. Check the uppers.
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Old May 18th, 2006, 18:51
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Re: ALIGNMENT ISSUES???

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Bad ball joints will do that too. Check the uppers.
Yeah, could definitely be bad ball joints. The camber may be a tad too far negative, but I don't think yours is all that bad though. Looks about even on both sides...are your tires wearing unevenly or chopping?
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Old May 18th, 2006, 19:59
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Re: ALIGNMENT ISSUES???

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Yeah, could definitely be bad ball joints. The camber may be a tad too far negative, but I don't think yours is all that bad though. Looks about even on both sides...are your tires wearing unevenly or chopping?
That was my thought but I was thinking caster is off. How mush lift? LCA spacers or shims? Longer LCA's needed.
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Old May 19th, 2006, 06:29
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Yeah, could definitely be bad ball joints. The camber may be a tad too far negative, but I don't think yours is all that bad though. Looks about even on both sides...are your tires wearing unevenly or chopping?
Tire wear is even
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Old May 19th, 2006, 06:30
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That was my thought but I was thinking caster is off. How mush lift? LCA spacers or shims? Longer LCA's needed.
4" lift
shopping for LCA's
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Old May 19th, 2006, 10:09
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Re: ALIGNMENT ISSUES???

Looks like a bad ball joint on the passenger side. Otherwise, things look OK. If it's indeed a bad ball joint, it should be easy to check, because it will have LOTS of play in it. I'd replace it before something breaks and you get stranded......
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Re: ALIGNMENT ISSUES???

My front end looks almost identical to yours. Tires cambered in hard. But I havnt hit/jumped anything so I know it cant be a bent housing. I'm still very confused, because I have 6" of lift, Adj. LCA's, new wheel bearings and new ball joints on one side. I'm hoping it will be fixed when it gets aligned this week.

(I know this is an old thread, but reviving it may get me more info)
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