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Caster Cams

I have a 08 F350 with the readylift 2.5 kit, it drives good but the steering if a bit stiff and Ive been wanting to get some caster cams to get the caster back to spec or better. Im seeing the icon ones which are 2.5degrees and then Ive seen some that you can get through Napa which have a bunch of different caster degree options.

Whats the difference between the cheaper priced napa cams that give 2.5degree caster NAPA AUTO PARTS) , and the icon ones which cost about 3times as much?
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I have a 08 F350 with the readylift 2.5 kit, it drives good but the steering if a bit stiff and Ive been wanting to get some caster cams to get the caster back to spec or better. Im seeing the icon ones which are 2.5degrees and then Ive seen some that you can get through Napa which have a bunch of different caster degree options.

Whats the difference between the cheaper priced napa cams that give 2.5degree caster NAPA AUTO PARTS) , and the icon ones which cost about 3times as much?
NOTHING , your paying for that name. I use NAPA caster degree cams in my trucks . Its not a moving part .............

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So since I have a 2.5readylift leveling kit, what degree cam should I get? They offer up to a 3degree cam, is there any negative effects of using a 3 over a 2.5? And are there any negative effects of using the cams to make up for that much adjustment?

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Take it to an alignment shop and find out what the caster is at and go from there...

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I have a 08 F350 with the readylift 2.5 kit, it drives good but the steering if a bit stiff
What do you mean by good steering but a bit stiff???

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It doesn't have death wobble or erratic steering, but its stiff and doesn't return to center like it did pre-leveled. Im gonna give the 2.75 caster cams a try and an alignment.

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