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Old 09-15-2008, 10:27 PM
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Question caster/camber bushing

i did the 2''daystar leveling kit and 285/75/17 plus wheels. I took it to get aligned,,,,,, they got it close, but i need to change the caster/camber bushing???? where can i find them and are they hard to change? the shop said i need single adj.ones at least 2.5 degrees....Thanks TURBOTRuck
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Old 09-16-2008, 12:48 PM
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i did the 2''daystar leveling kit and 285/75/17 plus wheels. I took it to get aligned,,,,,, they got it close, but i need to change the caster/camber bushing???? where can i find them and are they hard to change? the shop said i need single adj.ones at least 2.5 degrees....Thanks TURBOTRuck
Your caster/camber bushing is an offset sleeve that's mounted inside your steering knuckle & pressed around the upper balljoint stem. It'll be a project getting to it, but it's a simple project. As far as locating the aftermarket bushing your looking for, you'll have to see what the aftermarket steering/suspension companies have to offer.

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Old 09-16-2008, 01:48 PM
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If you took it to an alignment shop they should have had the bushings. our alignment shop installs that when we do the alignment.
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Old 09-16-2008, 05:17 PM
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The shop did not have the bushings in stock, how hard are they to R&R?
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Old 09-16-2008, 05:31 PM
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try your local NAPA store that were i found mine good luck
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You have to take the upper balljoint nut off and use a airhammer to push the bushing out. But the only problem is you dont know what position to put the bushing in without having an alignment machine.You have a certain degree that you have to put the bushing in to get the proper alignment angle.
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Old 09-16-2008, 06:26 PM
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and to put them back rubber hammer? or will it push in????? thanks
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