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Same here. Did it at low perch and it does it now at mid perch....


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Old 04-18-2014, 09:16 PM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Same here. Did it at low perch and it does it now at mid perch.






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everyone Ive put on the alignment rack(about 30-40) are toe'd out from the factory.
I lower the air pressure to 30-33 psi and recalibrate the tpms. of course the customer has to agree to this but they are D rated tires they can handle it just fine unless youre going to be at 100mph all day long.
also getting the tires rotated every 3k will help.
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My balls are small.
This is America. We drink beer, carry guns, say merry christmas, and speak English. If you don't like it get the hell out.
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Everyone is missing this. The truck properly aligned at any ride height will not prematurely wear the tires. A tire sitting flat on the ground with proper toe Wears just fine, provided you are not taking exit ramps at mach II. The factory alignment slots in the frame are a worthless attempt at retaining front end alignment on an off-road vehicle. Just riding a burmed corner to hard will cause lower A arm movement and alignment change. Total Chaos Fabrication is making an eccentric lower control arm bolt with a pair of weld on guides that will not allow the lower A arm to slide when you take a shot to the bottom of the tire. Not on their web site yet but call them and get in line. Do not install the bolt on fix with the eccentric on the nut. The control arm turns the bolt and when they fall off you are screwed. Fixed a couple at TRR 14 one where the lower control arm bolt fell out. Don't let flat rate techs align your vehicle. When you bring it back after 2 weeks and 1500 miles they get charged back. So they give it a sun bath and hand it back to you. Firestone Tire stores have a lifetime alignment package for around $170. They used to cringe when they saw me coming. After the Chaos kit not so much.
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Everyone is missing this. The truck properly aligned at any ride height will not prematurely wear the tires. A tire sitting flat on the ground with proper toe Wears just fine, provided you are not taking exit ramps at mach II. The factory alignment slots in the frame are a worthless attempt at retaining front end alignment on an off-road vehicle. Just riding a burmed corner to hard will cause lower A arm movement and alignment change. Total Chaos Fabrication is making an eccentric lower control arm bolt with a pair of weld on guides that will not allow the lower A arm to slide when you take a shot to the bottom of the tire. Not on their web site yet but call them and get in line. Do not install the bolt on fix with the eccentric on the nut. The control arm turns the bolt and when they fall off you are screwed. Fixed a couple at TRR 14 one where the lower control arm bolt fell out. Don't let flat rate techs align your vehicle. When you bring it back after 2 weeks and 1500 miles they get charged back. So they give it a sun bath and hand it back to you. Firestone Tire stores have a lifetime alignment package for around $170. They used to cringe when they saw me coming. After the Chaos kit not so much.
this is very helpful thank you very much!


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Double and Triple check with what ever Firestone shop you go too! I had a NIGHTMARE come to reality when I went there to get the "lifetime" alignment. Long story short... They had to by me all 4 new wheels and didn't even get the alignment started.


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Double and Triple check with what ever Firestone shop you go too! I had a NIGHTMARE come to reality when I went there to get the "lifetime" alignment. Long story short... They had to by me all 4 new wheels and didn't even get the alignment started.

Holy shit how did u get that to happen


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I think they scratched up his wheels.


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