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Old 02-23-2012
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Upper Control Arms Question?

Sorry I posted this under the For sale.Someone was telling me that a ranger with t-bars have longer upper control arms then a coil spring ranger. A little background. I bought a 5 inch lift. 3 inch spindle and 2 inch coil spring spacer. The company I bought it from says that the truck with with be maxed out with the camber but should align perfectly with the stock upper control arms.. I went to 3 different shops to have them align it and the camber was off. Was UNALIENABLE. SO I saw a youtube video with a guy running 2 coil spring spacer PER coil. He said right now his camber is off, but he will fix that by buying upper control arms that are made for a t-bar ranger. Is he correct? He said that they are longer?

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Old 02-23-2012
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first, what control arm bolts do you have? stock bolts still? with the 'D' shaped nuts?
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i think that may be backwards. not 100% but the torsion upper arms are pretty short. and you better have those d-shaped nuts those are your eccentrics to set your camber lol but you can get those eccentric bolts that have different amounts of degree if you need more positive or more negative camber.
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Well the shop told me they put the ones that would allow the most camber adjustment. They where still not able to fix the wheel from tilting inward.
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Bump Please someone help me.
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ive got the same issue. im on 3 in spindles and t bar barely cranked. tires lean in some. a camber bolt kit allowed a little more adjustment but not enough for mine. try that first? and for the arms being longer i have t bars and the arms really dont seem like they look longer.
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call the lift company first, and call bullshit on their stuff, then try the arms
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Old 03-15-2012
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Called and emailed. They told me this

> We make an Upper Contol arm to align the Truck with a 3" Lift Coil
(or Spacer).
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> Question: How tall is the actual spacer that is installed? The
Truck will align with up to 2" of actual Coil or Spacer LIft. after
2", 3" it needs the Upper arm.
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> You could swap out Coil Spacer for a shorter one, the spacer can not
be higher than .500 to .600 ratio is approx. 3 to 1. (You would need
to do this with Suspension Max).
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> Arm Part#73049 $350.35 per pair plus Freight (need your zip code to
quote)
> Ball Joints sold separately.

Might answer Craigs question to.
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what brand/site is that off of? i would spend whatever to get new arms.
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Old 03-18-2012
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Bro I did a little research and ran into these..http://www.airbagit.com/product-p/x2...d.htm?CartID=1

I am going to call them on Monday and make sure these will work for the negative camber..(I think It will, but to make sure)
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call canuck motorsports. they have a kit with balljoints included
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I just looked at their website and I don't see Adjustable control arms. I have the ones they offer on my truck right now, but still does not allow the truck to align. I will call them still, maybe they don't have them listed on their website.
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