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Old 08-30-2010, 10:23 PM
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Anyone eating their front tires besides me? I am looking for positive feedback on a camber kit for a 1500 quad cab. I am 4" in front but wanna go down another inch. I am hoping to find something that can do 2 degrees or more.
I saw Eibach has a kit, and I heard adj ball joints are available...I am thinking maybe both so I can go lower and get in spec.
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Try the camber kits first and if that won't bring the camber back to spec add the ball joints.
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The eibach only do 1*....seems minor.....thats almost acceptable as w/ in spec...I eat tires like I am a slammed civic.
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Do you know how far negative you are right now?
Not yet, after having a ton of lowered vehicles, some 2.5*+, and they didnt eat times like this. Granted this is heavy and 265/50-20 is small on a ram...but half of the inner treads looks like you took a saw to it. I may be toed out too.....
The real issue is I wanna go 1" lower, and have it in spec. I dont know if its possible w/o 2 alignmants. A before to set it as close as possible, and if it gets in spec, cut 1/4 coil to get the 1" and realign. Thats like $125 in alignments.....
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have you tried grinding the upper slots to get more room for adjustment? you can open them up to within about 1/4 inch of the outside edge. This should give you more than enough room to work with.
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have you tried grinding the upper slots to get more room for adjustment? you can open them up to within about 1/4 inch of the outside edge. This should give you more than enough room to work with.

exactly what i did and got alot of the neg camber out. and i'm lowered about 4.5 in front
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have you tried grinding the upper slots to get more room for adjustment? you can open them up to within about 1/4 inch of the outside edge. This should give you more than enough room to work with.
Upper slots on control arms? What are we cuttin on?!
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Grind the slots more so the control arm will move farther out...
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Upper slots on control arms? What are we cuttin on?!
The slots that the upper arms mount into. They are already slotted for alignment. You just need to open them up more towards the outside of the truck.

Depending on the brand of springs you almost have to do this with just 2" springs. I know I almost had to with Hotchkis springs.
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