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Old 11-12-2012, 06:45 PM   #1
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Hello I recently redid my whole front end on my 1996 F150 4x4 I replaced the tie rods wheel bearings, pit arm bushings, ball joints, ect. I also put in a 3" leveling kit on the front so my 33" mud tires would fit a little better, the kit is just two 2-3" plasic bushing to put under the coil springs, so then I took it to a shop, and had it aligned only to find out my wheels were so out of alignment that it needed cam bushings? Things above the top ball joints, after I paid $260 and got my truck as soon as I got it to work I noticed the wheels were still way out of alignment and toed in... I called the shop back and they said that's the best they can do. It looks aweful, what else can I do to get my wheels straighter? I mean I don't want to waste all their time they spent aligning it, also I would like it to be a little higher like other is, what else can I do??
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toe is adjusted by the tie rods. Take it back and tell them to fix it.

Im assuming at that price they installed the adjustable camber bushings? If so, how does your camber look?
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3" leveling kit? Man I hate to burst your bubble but your alignment ain't never gonna go back right! I've got a 2.5" level on mine and it's on the absolute edge
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I'm doing all this on my phone, and don't have a photo editer to edit my photos, but it's just a silver aluminum thing with cogs all the way around and the top is cut at kind of an angle, andthe ball joint sits on this.

Do you think going from a 3" to a 2.5 or 2 inch spacer and leaving all the adjustments the same will make it look better? Also it seems to pull to the left and right allot making me swerve all over the road. Is the loose steering and wobble feeling part of the risers affect?
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If it were me i would bring also bring it back to the shop and tell them to fix it as Andrew95 said toe is adjusted by moving the tie rods in or out the leveling kit would affect toe the only thing it would affect is camber,thrust angle, and camber. I would bring it a different shop and see what they could do.
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