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post #1 of 4 Old 08-23-2012, 04:15 PM Thread Starter
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castor issue??

Just installed a levling kit (3" front/ 1" rear) on my 05 CCSB FX4 and now the truck wants to wander a bit. Is there anything i can do to fix this and if so what is it.
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I've heard that the coil trucks need to have as much attention paid to the trailing arms as the coils when doing a lift. Simply pushing the axle down actually rotates the axle forward causing negative caster. Negative caster is no bueno. If it was a simple coil spacer, you may need some sort of adjustment piece to correct you caster. Sorry, I'm a leaf spring guy, not too hot on the coil part names.

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You have lost most of your Castor if the kit didn't have castor shims or 4 link arms and if you didn't add a adj track bar your axle is offset...

We have the castor shims etc if we can help please Pm.
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That is what I was afraid of, I did get the track bar relocation taken care of in the kit, but i will pm you about the castor shims. thank you both for the input.
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