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Old June 23rd, 2013, 08:05 PM   #1
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So i thought my axle was bent but, all my friends that look at it say its just ball joints. I put new ball joints on it at the end of last summer and they helped a little bit. Im just wondering if anyone has used them or heard anything about them. No i havent had it on an alignment rack to see how far off the camber is.

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Old June 23rd, 2013, 08:05 PM   #2
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Sorry for the small pics, i dont know how to make them bigger.
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I think the pics are small and even if they were bigger I doubt anyone here could tell you any more than a pig headed opinion.

If they are sloppy replace them and get an alignment.
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 08:11 PM   #4
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I think the pics are small and even if they were bigger I doubt anyone here could tell you any more than a pig headed opinion.

If they are sloppy replace them and get an alignment.
they are tight but there is still negative camber
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 08:22 PM   #5
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they are tight but there is still negative camber
So it drives like shit?


I wonder how much the balljoints can adjust the camber.
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 08:49 PM   #6
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So it drives like shit?


I wonder how much the balljoints can adjust the camber.
Always haha it actually goes down the road pretty straight considering every steering part is worn out. I have all new parts just got to figure if im going to swap axle or try to straighten this one up.
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 08:59 PM   #7
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How are you measuring the camber?
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 09:02 PM   #8
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If you think the camber is off you probably have a bent axle, Adjustable ball joints could help with that (not really fixing the root of the problem) but if everything thing else is bombed out just run it.
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A bottle jack and chain could help you straighten it out.
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Old June 23rd, 2013, 09:11 PM   #10
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If you think the camber is off you probably have a bent axle, Adjustable ball joints could help with that (not really fixing the root of the problem) but if everything thing else is bombed out just run it.
Yeah i know it wouldnt fix the problem but help for now lol

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How are you measuring the camber?
Visually it clearly has negative camber

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A bottle jack and chain could help you straighten it out.
How Would you set that up?
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Your inner c is fawked. They are not supposed to be that strait up and down at the top lmao.
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Your inner c is fawked. They are not supposed to be that strait up and down at the top lmao.
what do you mean?
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Yeah i know it wouldnt fix the problem but help for now lol



Visually it clearly has negative camber



How Would you set that up?
Google it and click on images
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Axle is bent.

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X2 on the axle being bent.
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Sure its not the wheel bearings?
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Old June 24th, 2013, 04:16 PM   #18
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Yeah its not the wheel bearings, the C part of the axle where the knuckle attaches that is juat slightly tweaked.
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you can buy adjustable ball joint bushings that work with your ball joints.
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Old August 24th, 2013, 05:12 PM   #20
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Have you taken it off any sweet jumps?
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