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Old 05-12-2013, 09:53 PM
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ah ok. yea im sure we could have figured out something else to do on Friday but glad to have friends that dont mind helping out.
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WOW....Good thing that your ok........
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so took it in to get wheel alignment done and they couldnt get it within limits, it seems the camber is out on the right hand side. suppose to be 4 degrees. max they could get was 1.5 degrees so they came up with that the upper control arm must be bent. 280$ for part wanted 180$ to install it , i said ill do it myself. not paying 60$ a bolt(3 bolts to remove upper A arm). took 30 minutes for me to install. the one that they said was bent, wasnt noticeably bent at all but with it beign a matter of 3 degrees i dunno. now must bring back truck for another try at wheel alignment tomorrow.
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wow I can't believe the truck stayed on it's feet. I would have thought it would have went on it's side when you went off the road for sure. What exactly were you doing when it happened(texting, phone call, radio, etc)?

Unfortunately a lot of times things get "jarred" on impact. Hopefully you can get your suspension figured out and straightened out and have no real issues.
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yea a tow truck just hooked onto front a arm on right hand side and backed up and pulled me out.ot!

They pulled you out by the a-arm you are a lucky mofo.
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no texting or anything just brain fart and wasn't watching road in front of me. and if this doesnt fix it then im thigking it may be the steering knuckle or the front cross member. cant see it beign the bottom a arm due to its cast and it would crack not bend
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so took it in to get wheel alignment done and they couldnt get it within limits, it seems the camber is out on the right hand side. suppose to be 4 degrees. max they could get was 1.5 degrees so they came up with that the upper control arm must be bent
Well this is the follow up to my above post. Why in the hell would you allow a tow truck to yank you out by the a-arm. no front hooks then use the rear hitch. Never hook up to a suspension part or the axle for recovery.
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They pulled you out by the a-arm you are a lucky mofo.
there was nothing else they could hook onto and it didnt bend break or move anything i wasnt super stuck just need a tow out .
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there was nothing else they could hook onto and it didnt bend break or move anything i wasnt super stuck just need a tow out .
Do you have a rear hitch?? Have them pull you out the way you went in. That's just unnecessary damage that the tow guy isn't responsible for
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the way the truck was if i was to pull it back out it would have either scratched the side of the truck or wreck the front bumper. it had to come out forwards, me and a few friends dug the whole front of the truck out and pretty much used the dirt to build a ramp so truck was in neutral and could have almost drove out just needed tow truck to pull little
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