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Old 10-23-2009, 09:34 AM
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Caster correction help

currently i have the 1st gen of rough country 3" w/o the radius drop brackets. alignment in horrible. tracks bad. floats horribly. a couple dif alignment shop told me they cant get enough adjustment out of what i have. heres my question. should i buy the drop brackets from rough country or just get some caster cams from someone like icon? i'm getting new tires in a couple weeks and i want to get this straight before i get the new rubber
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Old 10-23-2009, 10:38 AM
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Either drop brackets or the cams will both give you more postive caster which is what you are after.
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can i make the assumption you guys sell the icon caster cams?
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Old 10-23-2009, 06:05 PM
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Yep, these are the cams out of the Icon 2.5":
Icon Vehicle Dynamics 2005-2008 FSD Alignment Cam Kit - Front Suspension Alignment Cams - Truck Toyz Store
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Old 10-28-2009, 05:35 AM
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You really need to check your alignment angles before you start throwing parts at it because you could concievably make it drive worse if they are improperly set-up.

DCSpecial,
have you ever run into steering bind when using the larger eccentric cams to correct alignment angles putting the ball joints in a bind?
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Old 10-29-2009, 03:26 AM
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A 3" lift without any caster correction will have the caster setting too negative.

I run the Icon caster cams on my essentially stock height 2007 F-350 to run increased positive caster as IMO the stock caster setting is too low.
As for steering bind, we've never had an issue.....and that includes trucks/suspensions that we've setup with much more positve caster than even my truck has.
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Just curious, I've run into it a couple of times in the past using the superlift "magic cams"
that are adjustable on some of the stuff with bigger lifts.
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The Icon cams are fixed, no adjustment.
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The Icon cams are fixed, no adjustment.
Dan can you email me installation instructions for the Icon cams
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Old 10-30-2009, 09:52 AM
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Dan can you email me installation instructions for the Icon cams
http://www.iconvehicledynamics.com/p...con_6-2530.pdf

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