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tires at a wierd angle

this is my first time posting.... i have a 93 explorer 4x4.
since i bought it the tries have been cocked in at a strange angle.
the top the tire is angled in twards the wheel well.
i have replaced the coils, shocks, and the centerlink.
its still the same. the ball joints cheked out fine.
i got brand new bfg all terrains and after 4000 milles the inside was very badly worn. any suggestions? help will be appreciated.
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the camber is off. have you got an alignment ? that should fix it
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yes an alignment would be the first thing
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i havent aligned it since i replaced the springs and the centerlink, i just did that today. but when i got the tires put on they said the camber was all the way out.
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get it aligned and it will fix it, you can get adjustible camber bushings for more camber. I have them on my truck as I have 2" leveling cois
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That's quite strange to have the problem with new springs. On most TTB vehicles the problem occurs more with spring settling.

But maybe during reassembly something was put back wrong. With some bushing corrections, you must reassemble them properly or the camber goes very wrong. If a kit was installed previously, and then carelessly reinstalled with the spring swap, that could be the problem. Chances are if there were good factory style bushings in there, you would not be so far off after a spring swap.
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they are stock replacement springs... nothing special
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just adjust them your local dealer or semiknowledgable mechanic could adjust it,
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Have the mechanic check to see if the eccentric bushings are already there but just misadjusted. It could save you some money.
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