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I bought the lifetime alignment service from firestone today, it was 180 after tax. They said there are no limitations I an come back as often as I like, lift it, put on new tires, what ever. The only thing that they will no do is allign it if you lower the truck. Anyways I cranked my tbars and took it to get aligned, the toe was way off on both sides, the camber was also off, they got everything as close as they could without installing the camber kit. They said It was $380 to put in the camber kit, so I told them Ill put the camber kit in then bring it back. How hard is it to put in a camber kit and which one do I get I have found multiple camber kits. My right front camber is off by .3 degrees, I think because the left front is at -1.1 camber and the right one is at -1.4, and on the paper they gave me it shows the -1.4 in red and circled, all others are in green. What do you think, find a camber kit and install it myself? Or have somewhere do it, or dont worry about it its only .3 degrees?
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They gave me this:



Still pulls to the right though.
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I bought my kit at CarQuest. I think is was $50 per side. That give you a bolt for the for the front and rear of the upper control arm. You could install them yourself but it puts everything completely out of alignment. If you did it yourself I would drive straight to get an alignment and I wouldn't go fast. When you do it read the instructions thoroughly. I didn't and had to pull the bolts back out and fix them. Your truck is pulling to the right because of the camber measurement on the right side.
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I got my kit off rockauto.com
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it's easy as pie to install...you just take out a stock upper arm bolt, install the cam bolt with new hardware, do that 4 total times, and done!

$380....HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA

$25 per side from Summit....

http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku
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It's only worth $380 if it's made in Japan, had JDM stamped on it and fits RHD Rangers. lol
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I think the $180 for the lifetime alignment was included in that $380 figure. Still $200 is ridiculous. I had a local shop do it for me as I didn't have time too put it in and I think they charged me $80, $100 tops. If they said it took an hour of labor ($80 these days?), plus $75 for the kit (they jacked up the prices) that is still only $155.
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it's easy as pie to install...you just take out a stock upper arm bolt, install the cam bolt with new hardware, do that 4 total times, and done!

$380....HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA

$25 per side from Summit....

http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku
Are you sure that is the right part for my truck? If so Ill just order two of those and pop them in, and bring it back.
And It was $359.76 I have the bill in front of me, they printed out a seperate bill, after I had already paid for the lifetime alignment, it was Parts: $82.88 x 2, labor: $194 they showed me after I came back for my truck when It was finished, so the lifetime alignment wasn't built in to that price. They just crazy.

You think just .3 degrees off would cause the pull to the right though? Seems miniscule to me.
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