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Old 02-05-2011
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DJM allignment issues

So i just recently finished my djm 4/5 drop kit, and i took it in to get aligned today at the ford dealership. About 45 minutes later the mechanic rushes in with an attitude explaining how he could not get it to align and that i had bough the wrong control arms this and that. Soon he calmed down and went back to it. Not long after he finishes up he comes back in and says he did his best. He managed to get the total toe, and steer ahead very close to factory specs so according to the computer the only things left that weren't correct were the caster and camber on both sides of course. To be honest the truck drives excellent and everything looks spot on, but the computer says otherwise. My thoughts is that he was trying to align an aftermarket kit to factory specs. Anyone else have this problem in the past with their kits and should i get a second opinion? appreciate the help guys
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My truck is aligned to as close to factory specs as possible, I still have a little camber but toe is damn near perfect, and post pics!!
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working on it man im just hard pressed to go buy a 35$ usb cord to get all my pics off my phone i got a whole pile of em. btw when you took yours in to get aligned did the guy say something like this?
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Man DJM is great quality stuff. The Ford house mechanics have a hard time doing anything that is not factory, or bone stock. They are not trained properly for modified suspensions and can be close minded. I am glad he got it close for you.

I can say my DJM control arms (98+) aligned better than my DJM dream beams (pre 98).

A little negative camber looks sick on there. Enjoy it and roll it with pride. You can even get cocky and lean to the left just a little. Now that your crawling similiar to an ant cause your low to the earth. peoples feelings get hurt... haha Congrats on the drop, I wanna see.

DJM camber pic.

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