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Old March 4th, 2012, 02:59 PM   #1
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Just looking for ways to improve my handling, i got about 11 inches of lift(8 inch all spring, 3 in body) with brand new 42 in swamper tsl, anybody have any suggestions or tips to improve the handling she walks quite a bit and has a lot of play in the steering, im taking it in this week to get this stuff called EQUAL i heard from a friend it works like sand but is much better, i already have high steer, ive got the drag link zeroed in pretty well, also when i get up to around 45 she starts bumpin like crazy almost puts me out of the seat, yes i know with the 42s its not gonna ride like a cadillac, im not worried about a completely smooth ride i just want to get it as smooth as possible, it rarely is driven on the road but the few times it is for gas or just a joyride into town, i dont wanna have to worry about the other cars lol
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Old March 4th, 2012, 06:43 PM   #2
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Rock ram.
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Did you just shim the front axle for pinion angle or cut and turn the knuckles? What king of shape are all your tie rod ends, ball joints or kingpins in?
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there all good, i ordered some of them dynabeads, heard from a buddy runnin 39.5s said they work amazing he was havin the same sort of issue i was, not to mention the new tsls been sittin for awhile and with the cold weather but now that its starting to warm out get the tires balanced out she should be feelin pretty decent, if that dont work then im gonna play around with the caster angle and shimming for pinion angle
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Don't use shims if you plan to drive it. With thAt much lift actually cut and turn the C's to get the correct caster. Also I'd throw a track bar on it. Ya I under stand it's lead spring lift but that's alot of leverage on them bushings. It will move them.

Equal is good stuff for the bigger tires. For steering id go with a redneck ram setup.
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i heard that equal likes to clump up and messes with the inside of the tire, just got the dynabeads in the mail today probably gonna put them in tomorrow morning or this wekend, if they dont work il give the track bar a shot and see how that does
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