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Couple things on the truck I need to address

So. I'm keeping the truck for a few more months, so might as well spend more money on it right??!!

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seems as though the front end is sagging. Which makes no sense since I have the strongest torsion bars and they aren't even cranked all the way. Max em out? Or just buy new ones? And also. Front tires are bowed out a bit. Like this. / \ got an alignment. Still didn't fix it. Prerunnerranger was telling me about a little kit you can buy to fix this? Should I do that? And lastly. I think 15" wheels are a problem. With weights on the front inside the wheels there's hardly clearance for the calipers. They actually barely rub. Anybody else experienced this? I'm going to start looking for some 16" wheels.
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I have the same problem with my negative camber on the front end. I have had 3 alignments and it is still roasting my tires... I have no idea how to even begin fixing this, but I am hoping that when I do my coilover swap I will figure out how to fix this.

I have no problem with my brakes rubbing on my wheels, thats kinda weird.
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^^ your tires are roasting because you drive from sandiego to here wayyy too much lol.
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So. I'm keeping the truck for a few more months, so might as well spend more money on it right??!!

But really
seems as though the front end is sagging. Which makes no sense since I have the strongest torsion bars and they aren't even cranked all the way. Max em out? Or just buy new ones? And also. Front tires are bowed out a bit. Like this. / \ got an alignment. Still didn't fix it. Prerunnerranger was telling me about a little kit you can buy to fix this? Should I do that? And lastly. I think 15" wheels are a problem. With weights on the front inside the wheels there's hardly clearance for the calipers. They actually barely rub. Anybody else experienced this? I'm going to start looking for some 16" wheels.
And wow. This is a ***** to post on an iPhone lol
Get the alignment cam kit from Rock Auto, it will fix your tires, promise.

and I would crank up your torsions some more to see if your front evens out.
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sweet i will

but the weird thing is, the wear on the tires isnt uneven lol

i dont understand
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and oh yeah, **** torsion bars. buncha bullsh!t lol
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lol just get the cams and torque them *****es up all ready lol
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sounsd like you need the alignment cams.
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whats the link to those things again? and is it easy to do on your own?
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i put my cam bushings in, but mine are probably different than yours lol
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whats the link to those things again? and is it easy to do on your own?
Kris did his, he said it wasn't bad.
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well for starters went out and drilled some new screws into my skid plate. that ***** was rattling when you drive the right speed. right speed meaning the slow speed you go through neighborhoods. so all you heard was aluminum vibrating against steel lol

no more though!
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why dont you just jump on the coilover swap discount your they have up right now on here
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yeah I agree with Downey for once, and while your at it buy some 16x7s too
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7's are too narrow. and coilovers are more work then i want to do on a truck that i'm trading in in a few months.
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sounsd like you need the alignment cams.
any more info on these things? I didnt know we had them on the 1998+ t bar sprung rangers.
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since you can;t link the page lol
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any more info on these things? I didnt know we had them on the 1998+ t bar sprung rangers.
you adjust it by moving up the upper control arm
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you adjust it by moving up the upper control arm
wrong again.... dont give an answer about a suspension you have no clue about
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wrong again.... dont give an answer about a suspension you have no clue about
you know i love how you can go and tell everyone that ****ing wrong but you never have any answer to anyone's questions its just telling people on here that wrong and ****ing retarded. its a lot simpler to say actually its this and you not ba an ******* about it like you are 100% of the time
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Instead of giving useful information he blast other people. It makes him fill good about himself.

He doesn't even know the correct answer
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thanks man glad someone agrees with me
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i think im goin to max out the tbars today. got nothin to lose, so might as well lol
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i wish the 4x4's had a coil sprung front end, that way i could just be ghetto and stick some spring spacers in LOL
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i wish the 4x4's had a coil sprung front end, that way i could just be ghetto and stick some spring spacers in LOL
Easier said than done! We had to take my control arms off to do mine.
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