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Old 11-20-2018, 12:03 AM
that_one_guy23 that_one_guy23 is offline
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Default Wont stay aligned after Ball joints/tie rod end replacement.

My 96 4x4 ranger won't stay aligned after replacing the upper/lower ball joints and tie rod ends.
Shortly after replacing those I noticed half of my driver side tire was completely bald.
I changed the front tires today and spent all day trying to get it aligned. Two things happen frequently, it'll pull to one side, the tires have a ridiculous amount if negative camber. The front of it seems to be sitting lower than usual. I spent basically all day out there trying to figure this out.

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Old 11-20-2018, 10:55 AM
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Default Re: Wont stay aligned after Ball joints/tie rod end replacement.

My guess would be the front springs are shot or the wheel bearings are way past gone.
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Old 11-20-2018, 12:30 PM
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Default Re: Wont stay aligned after Ball joints/tie rod end replacement.

Thank you. I'll check those today. How can I tell if the springs are shot

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