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post #1 of 4 Old 01-10-2008, 04:00 PM Thread Starter
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Caster Adjustment

I stuck one of those inexpensive (cheap?) leveling kits on my truck. You know, the 2" spacers under the front coils.

How do I go about adjusting the caster back to stock spec? Do I need some kind of replacement eccentric or something? Or can it be adjusted as-is?

It just seems that I've got a little more shimmy in the front end since I put the spacers in, and I'd like to correct it somehow. Thanks.


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Definatly needs aligned, there are bushings that go in the upper part of the knuckle. It goes in under the ball joint and is adjustable. The spacers will affect the alignment.

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Definatly needs aligned, there are bushings that go in the upper part of the knuckle. It goes in under the ball joint and is adjustable. The spacers will affect the alignment.
Is this an aftermarket bushing? Or does the stock bushing have enough adjustability in it?


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You'll be fine. I had spacers then got donahoe casters and that caused some issues. After installing the new casters my tires would hit the metal part of my fender. Good thing I checked the clearance before moving. Well I put the stock casters back in and have since put a bilstien leveling kit on my truck. I never had any problems with the spacers and haven't encountered any problems with the bilstien kit.
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