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i have a 2006 f250 with a 4" zone lift kit. the kit came with a longer track bar and i also put a 4" drop pitman arm on. when ever i am driving highway speeds and hits a bump it has bump steer. what causes this and how can it be fixed? should i just add a track bar drop bracket or take off the drop pitman arm?

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The track bar and drag link should be as close to parallel as possible. Are they? U got any pics ?

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No i do not have any pictures. what should i do to get them more parallel?

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I took my drop pitman off and put the stock one back one, that fixed my bump steer. It kinda depends on the truck. But if there not parelell u will get bump steer. They dont have to be perfect but the closer the better.

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how will the angles be if the stock pitman arm is back on?

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That will raise the angle up on the draglink about 1- 1.5" up towards the steering box

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whats my next option if i keep the drop pitman arm on?

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Re: bump steer

If you keep the dropped pitman arm then you will need to replace the stock track bar WITH a 4 inch drop bracket. These are pretty common, one came with the lift for my truck. This will put the two back where they nedd to be.

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so say i kept the drop pitman arm, i would need to get a track bar drop bracket, would I use that with my stock track bar or the longer track bar provided in my lift kit?

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so say i kept the drop pitman arm, i would need to get a track bar drop bracket, would I use that with my stock track bar or the longer track bar provided in my lift kit?
With the STOCK BAR, otherwise it will be too long and push the axle to the right.

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