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post #21 of 30 (permalink) Old 05-29-2016, 11:05 PM
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PS... Let some air out of your tires!
Hell! let a LOT of air put of your tires. I was thinking maybe 50 max!

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Hell! let a LOT of air put of your tires. I was thinking maybe 50 max!
I did let a lot out, back to 28 psi. Still flighty but riding way better.
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I did let a lot out, back to 28 psi. Still flighty but riding way better.
PSI seems about right now. Probably rides a lot like the rest of ours...

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I guess I will just get use to it. It seems though that my CJ on a TJ frame running a Rock Krawler 5.5 Long Arm and 37" Pit Bull Rockers goes down road straight easier.
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....Long Arm.....
Could be that?

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Your caster difference was out of spec, correct it see if it tracks a bit better.

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Your caster difference was out of spec, correct it see if it tracks a bit better.
Do you mean cross caster or something different?

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Do you mean cross caster or something different?
Sure sounds to me like they're talking about cross-caster, which the reported alignment specs show to be way out of whack. I'm thinking that shouldn't be so far out without something visibly damaged or bent. And if so, not correctable with arm adjustment. Correction would require cutting and welding something. (School this newb if I'm wrong.)

But...based on the OP's description of the shop, I might bet on just a quick, sloppy attempt at an alignment...also noticed that toe was not brought to spec either. Since the OP said he had a better shop in mind, I'd try that first.

One out-of-left-field question for the OP...your Teraflex dual-rate swaybar is latched in the firmer on-road setting, right?

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The swaybar is latched in the firmer street setting. I will be going to the better shop I have in mind. Its outside of Daytona Beach and alot of the autocross and road racers use the shop. I have an email out to him with my specs and waiting to hear back to see if I need offset ball joints or something else. He is on his A game, its just a drive for me but I will make it next week....

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Not that this is going to help but, ordered all the ZK steering parts for an inexpensive upgrade. When I install them I going to dial in about another 1/8" of toe in. That's what worked for a buddy of mine so I thought I would give that a try.......
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