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Castor adjustment, What are you using?

So I'm looking to add some castor to my truck, and I'm having a hard time convincing my self to buy PMF's 4 link setup. So I ask, what are you guys doing to add some castor to your truck? The only kit I found for our trucks is the BD kit. And If I'm going to spend that much I might as well just bite the bullet and get the 4 link from Trevor. Reviews on any of these would be appreciated.

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I cant really help you with your question because i dont know. I do know that trevor's products are top notch and you wont be disappointed if you go with them.

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How much lift is on your truck and are you running caster cams at the moment?



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If you arent currently running them, you may consider using alignment cams in the upper balljoints. You can gain about 1*. I wouldnt go over that with alignment cams though.

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Their is NOTHING wrong with using 2.5* cams on the balljoints...
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I just have a leveling kit (3")and I forget what my castor is right now but I hear upwards of 5* is ideal. I'll have to look into the ball joints.


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I think you want 3.0-4.0 of caster right?

44magnum, Im not trying to steal your thread, but maybe when they answer your question they can answer this.

Does anyone know how much caster should be added per 1" of leveling?

I would like to add some caster to mine too as I run 2.5" in the front

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You want all you can get..4.5-5* is the goal but you won't get there with just castor shims.
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I am using pmf 3 link and I was able to set my caster at 4.75R and 4.25L I could of had a bigger split but the roads out here suck for crowning so .5 deg split works pretty good for me.

Another option is pmf new 2.5" drop radius arm brackets seeing how you have a leveling kit and add some caster cams. That wont get you into the 4 deg + range but it will improve caster from where you are now.

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