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Old 08-22-2011, 09:04 PM
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yea ik, ill get to it wen i have money again lol
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Old 08-22-2011, 10:30 PM
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ditto, i just paid 210 for a camber kit cuz i didnt get an alignment for like 5 months. was waiting for new tires and it took me way longer than i thought it would
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Old 08-23-2011, 02:47 AM
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yea ik, ill get to it wen i have money again lol
Some places only charge 25-40 bucks. Some will also put it on there and tell ya if it is even out for free.
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Old 08-23-2011, 05:20 PM
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id love to find one of those place lol..ive check a bunch around, and they say anywhere from 50-120 buck because "its a truck"..like some how that makes it harder..and if i remember correctly, last time i got an alignment (on my 1995 f150) they didnt touch the camber, jus the toe..they didnt even wanna talk about doing camber which is what id think the lift would affect most if anything
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Old 08-23-2011, 06:04 PM
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Just finished cranking to about 2 inches, which now sits level with the back. Looks great! Have scheduled an alignment first thing tomorrow am. Will post pictures if I can find the thread that tells how.

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Old 08-23-2011, 06:19 PM
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id love to find one of those place lol..ive check a bunch around, and they say anywhere from 50-120 buck because "its a truck"..like some how that makes it harder..and if i remember correctly, last time i got an alignment (on my 1995 f150) they didnt touch the camber, jus the toe..they didnt even wanna talk about doing camber which is what id think the lift would affect most if anything
Dont call the big name places. Look for the mom and pa shops. Like a place that goes by word of mouth instead of advertising.
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Old 08-24-2011, 10:47 PM
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Just finished cranking to about 2 inches, which now sits level with the back. Looks great! Have scheduled an alignment first thing tomorrow am. Will post pictures if I can find the thread that tells how.

Stephen
Turning the bolts 7 times each side made it level. The alignment was still perfect, and the ride isn't that bad either!

Thanks for the help.

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Old 08-25-2011, 02:01 PM
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Turning the bolts 7 times each side made it level. The alignment was still perfect, and the ride isn't that bad either!

Thanks for the help.

Stephen

The strange part is, after cranking the torsion bars up, the next morning I took it to a good shop to carefully check the alignment and it still showed perfect settings. I have the computer print out, so it is bewildering. Any theories why?
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:09 PM
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If you crank the T-bars up are you taking away what the truck can hold in the bed?
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:21 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:55 PM
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If you crank the T-bars up are you taking away what the truck can hold in the bed?
Nothing is adjusted in the bed.
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:19 PM
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The strange part is, after cranking the torsion bars up, the next morning I took it to a good shop to carefully check the alignment and it still showed perfect settings. I have the computer print out, so it is bewildering. Any theories why?
i had a 2000 f-150 cranked the t-bars got 4 inches out of the front it didnt affect the alignment i checked it in auto tech. with the teachers help.
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Old 10-20-2011, 05:54 AM
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ok I wasnt sure if you lifted the front it would mess with the back. Thanks I dont know that much about my ranger but im learning. Thanks again
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Old 11-13-2011, 06:15 PM
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is there anyway to see if my torsion bars are already cranked because i think the previous owner may have done that??
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Old 11-13-2011, 06:49 PM
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Post up a picture of the bolts and we maybe able to tell.
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