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Questions about cranking t-bars..

HI R-F,

I got a quick question about cranking the t-bars. I noticed when I had them cranked for awhile it was a pretty nice ride, not too stiff. The only issue I saw with cranking them is my tires were starting to wear unevenly on the inside part of the tire. Seemed like the t-bars cranked made the tires sit at an angle kind of. Anyway I wetn through a few sets of tires and every single one was wearing all f-upped :( I had to keep rotating them to get more life out of them.

Since then I have cranked them back down to the orignal spot and I really want to crank them back up again is there any kind of aftermarket cam kit or torsion key I can put in there so it doesn't over crank and start making my tires jacked up?

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Did you install a cam kit and have the front end alignment checked after cranking the T-Bars?
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Did you install a cam kit and have the front end alignment checked after cranking the T-Bars?
Where can I get an aftermarket cam kit? Is it like a torsion key? Or do I just over crank them and install a cam kit? The reason I ask is I did try to get it aligned after my torsions were already up and they couldn't get it perfectly aligned, it was always off by a few.

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They are installed in the upper control arm bushings. Any reputable alignment shop should be able to get them and install them for you. I know Fabtech list them as well as MOOG.
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And these will straighten my tires out once torsions are cranked?
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They did mine...But I didn't get too radical with my crank. I set them just a little over stock, just enough to level out the truck. Heres some info on setting the ride height...

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Thanks.
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all you have to do is go get it alined once you crank them and they will install everything you need.
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Anytime you mess with the front suspension ride height you need to go get the alignment checked. Mine was off after I cranked mine.
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