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Icon5 Best Alignment Cam Kit!

WHAT IS THE BEST AN MOST POSSIBLY THE UNGODLY GOLD VERSION ALIGNMENT CAM KIT OUT THEIR ON THE MARKET RIGHT NOW THAT I COULD GET FOR MY 2wd ranger 3.0l v6 auto

MY LIFT IS 3inch lift springs "DOETSCH + 2in coil spacers "DAYSTAR" + UPPER CONTROL ARMS "DOETSCH" + 3in lift spindles= 8in... if....... i get a KICKACE ALIGNMENT KIT TO HANDLE THIS BIG BOY!!

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You have 3" coils and 2" spacers? If so you probably wont be able to align it with any kit.
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dude..what's up with the caps?? You ain't gonna get anymore attention doing that...it's just dumb.



Anyway....I got my cam bolts from summit racing, and I believe they are summit brand as well. I used them on my lifted truck, and my little brother's lowered truck. Pretty cheap as well.
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I was looking into this as well as it seems my tires wear on the inside edge and I think it's cus of my torsions. Will an alignment kit help me out? If so, which?
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Your torsions being cranked will cause the outside to wear faster........
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well is their any way shape or form to do this lift with 3in coils an 2in spacers? ya sorry bout the caps non sence... didnt realize.... but... if its almost impossible to align then ima just put the spacers to the side..
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I dont even think spacers and coils will fit, your upper control arm will be on the frame
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It must be a real ball-buster actually installing those springs in there with the spacers, huh?
I'd like to know the answer also. I found cam bolts that were for edge,explorer etc. but I dont know if they will be the same on a 2wd XLT???
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WAYY better off with longer springs and spindles. Probably won't even need the cam bolts if you go that route. Forgot about just how much lift that is w/o aftermarket arms....your stock arm will likely be resting on the frame. Cam bolts are Cam bolts. Most(all that i'veseen) are 3 degree of travel...so 1.5 degree positive or 1.5 degree negative....thus, lifted or lowered.
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Napa has them

part # 264-2979

+2/-2 Adjustable.
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Napa has them

part # 264-2979

+2/-2 Adjustable.
Will these fit mine? I really need a cam kit to save my tires...

How much do these run?
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I got mine from rockauto.com, they have great prices
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Will these fit mine? I really need a cam kit to save my tires...

How much do these run?
They should

They run about 40 after tax thats including both sides.
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i actualy got mine for autozone they are +3/-3 adjustable.. they costs about 60 for everything but in my mind they will be well worth it ooo i believe the coils with eh spacers will work fine i thought the spacers were 2in their about a 1.5 or smaller because i measured them an they will give way under pressure after a while
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I got mine from rockauto.com, they have great prices
Is this the right part for my truck?

2002 FORD RANGER EDGE 3.0L 182cid V6 FLEX FI (V) : Suspension : Alignment Caster/Camber Cam Bolt Kit Print Save My Place Related Parts
Item Price Core Total Advice
MOOG Part # K80065 {Caster Camber Cam Bolt Kit}
Frt Susp; 4WD; Problem Solver; adjustment range from -1-5/8 to +1-5/8 Deg.
Frt Susp; 2WD; Problem Solver; adjustment range from -1-5/8 to +1-5/8 Deg.

$21.79 $0.00 $21.79
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2002 FORD RANGER EDGE 3.0L 182cid V6 FLEX FI (V) : Suspension : Alignment Caster/Camber Cam Bolt Kit Print Save My Place Related Parts
Item Price Core Total Advice
MOOG Part # K80065 {Caster Camber Cam Bolt Kit}
Frt Susp; 4WD; Problem Solver; adjustment range from -1-5/8 to +1-5/8 Deg.
Frt Susp; 2WD; Problem Solver; adjustment range from -1-5/8 to +1-5/8 Deg.

$21.79 $0.00 $21.79
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yea they should work, i went with the cheaper ones that were -2/+2
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By the time you pay shipping you are paying the same as you would at napa.. I think mine were like 17$ a side..
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is it better when you have more +3\-3 or is it better to have one with a smaller number?
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I just installed the Moog K80065 in all 4 spots. I'll be doing the alignment in the morning. So yeah prerunner-ranger, thats the right kit.
And no it doesn't matter if there is more or less adjustability, theres room for a cam that allows 3 degrees.
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I just installed the Moog K80065 in all 4 spots. I'll be doing the alignment in the morning. So yeah prerunner-ranger, thats the right kit.
And no it doesn't matter if there is more or less adjustability, theres room for a cam that allows 3 degrees.
Does the kit come with both sides? or do I need to order 2 of those kits?
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if you go to auto zone they should tell you if you need both or if the one kit comes with both sides.. i took the one back an i just went ahead an ordered the fabtech alignment cam... seems like the best way to go since they made it specificaly for my ranger..
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Each kit comes with 2 bolts/washers. enough to do 1 side. It cost me just under $50 to buy 2 sets. My alignment was pretty good. I could have replaced 1 of the 4 and been good to go but I guess you wont know that unless you have connections with the alignment guy. Maybe you could buy them, if he doesn't need 2 sets, return one.
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I bought 1 set but I might need 2.

I'll ask the alignment shop.
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