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So i recently lifted my truck another 2" up front by adding a spacer under the coil. Since then i have not been able to get my alignment right. Right now it pulls to the right pretty decently. I have had it attempted to be aligned 3 times now. Any advice would be great. Im wondering what about the lift has caused this?

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Just went through the same issue not saying it'll fix you 100% bc I don't know what's all done on your truck.

I got some adjustable camber sleeves put in and it helped out my situation. Without the adjustable camber sleeves the only thing alignment shops can fix is the tow. Hopefully that helps.

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What Project9 is recommending will work for your situation. If you increase your cross caster (i.e. more caster on the passenger side), it will help correct your situation or you could resquare your axle with an adjustable front track bar. Either way should work fine.

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Just went through the same issue not saying it'll fix you 100% bc I don't know what's all done on your truck.

I got some adjustable camber sleeves put in and it helped out my situation. Without the adjustable camber sleeves the only thing alignment shops can fix is the tow. Hopefully that helps.
Where did you buy the sleeves? Can you post a pic of what they look like? Thank you for your reply

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What Project9 is recommending will work for your situation. If you increase your cross caster (i.e. more caster on the passenger side), it will help correct your situation or you could resquare your axle with an adjustable front track bar. Either way should work fine.

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Any recommendations on where to get an adjustable track bar? Also which "fix" do you feel will be the most economical? Not that im cheap or anything, but the truck is a pavement princess anyways. Thanks for the reply

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The caster sleeves would be the most economical to make your truck track straight, but that does not mean your axle is 100% square under the vehicle. To get it squared up you would need an adjustable track bar.

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The alignment shop I went to kept them in stock.

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Is this the same as a centric bolt/nut? If so i already have them. Any brand recommendations on the track bar?

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We have the adj track bars..a much better solution to the castor shims is true 4 link arms as they will allow additional castor to be dialed in unlike castor shims that just get it to stock specs. Did you get their 4 link kit or the basic? If you got their arms adjust for 4-6* castor.
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We have the adj track bars..a much better solution to the castor shims is true 4 link arms as they will allow additional castor to be dialed in unlike castor shims that just get it to stock specs. Did you get their 4 link kit or the basic? If you got their arms adjust for 4-6* castor.
I have a basic radius arm drop bracket 6" kit. I then put a 2" spacer under the coils to give it some extra height up front. I did research the difference between the 6 and 8 drop kits from fabtech and the only difference from what i could find was the coil length, so i assumed i was good to go up another 2".

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