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Installing Camber Eccentrics

My truck won't go into alignment ever since I installed my DJM 4/5, so I picked up some adjustable camber/caster kit parts today from NAPA which should fix the problem (as I was told over on RPS). For some reason RPS won't load today, on any of the computers in my house soo I can't follow up with those guys, I'm hoping you guys can help me out. I'm assuming these pieces go through the bolts on the upper control arms?

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I need to get this fixed asap, as I haven't been able to drive my truck in over a week. My new tires for my 20s are already starting to wear funny. Here's my stockers from driving without being fully aligned: Name:  P5160331.jpg
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yea...the bolts go through the "flattened round" hole. But.......your stock bolts are like welded to the stock washers.......all cam bolt kits i've found include new bolts.

You havn't aligned it yet? OR they aligned it as good as they could w/o cam bolting it? You really need cam bolts on the 4/5 kit.
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The only thing in the kit were the washers, so I need new bolts for the upper arms? I drove around on my stockers for 2 weeks without getting it aligned, I was so excited that I finished the drop I sort of forgot till it was too late lol.. I then got my 20s on and took it to a shop to get it aligned. They aligned it to the best of their ability, but said I would need like $900 in parts and labor to fix it entirely. F that, the guys on RPS said that these parts from NAPA should solve my problems.
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yea yea....alignment shops want like $100 or more for them cam bolt/washers. But i'm sure you can make the stock bolts work.....by grinding off the washers from the bolts..and run those. You need 4 total washers.....two per side.

I put Ingalls brand ones on my lil bro's 4/5'd ranger from Summit....and alignment is perfect(took it in and had it done after cam bolt install)
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Yeah I picked up 4 washers total. Thanks for the info Shane!
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rps no worky for me..

hope it works!
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i used the same kit on my truck...and have had no problems
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So could I pick up some new bolts from a hardware store if I don't feel like grinding the washers off the stock ones?

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i used the same kit on my truck...and have had no problems
Which kit? The NAPA washers or the Summit ones?
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I don't think you can get new bolts. See how the bolt is "D" shaped? Unless you want to try your skills at matching it, lol.
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I just put some on my truck the other day. The kit I got came with the cams and bolts. I got it from Carquest, part number: CCH K80065 $50.00 per side. I did an alignment and mine is perfect now. I have access to equipment so all I paid for was the cam kit. I hope this helps.

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Hmm maybe I should go back to NAPA and see if they have bolts to go with the washers..
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But the holes in the Napa ones are round...and i have no clue how that'll work. Regular bolts will work fine i think?

I'm glad i could help.
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The NAPA ones are D shaped as well, you can see the flat part on the right corner.
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