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Old 08-31-2007, 01:12 PM   #1
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measureing caster angle

ive been messing with my adjustable arms to adjust my caster angle cause the jeep wanders alot and doesnt straighten out after a turn. Ive seen alot of numbers online of what people set it to but i dont know how to measure my caster angle. Ive just messed with it until it feels the best, but its still wanders, but not as bad. Im starting to think its not a caster problem. Does anyone know how to measure the caster angle?

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Old 08-31-2007, 05:25 PM   #2
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with what it would cost to toss it on an alignment rack why not just spend the 55 bucks and let them do it. For your 187" of lift you need tons more caster. If it wanders then your caster and toe may still be off. Go to an alignment shop that has a computer print out. Get that print out and post it here. You should shoot for 5-5.5 degrees of caster. Much more and you may get pinion vibes.

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If not, at least get your upper BJ a 1/2 to 3/4 inch behind the lower one.
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Old 08-31-2007, 10:20 PM   #4
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or sears has a nifty Craftsman Digital Level/angle finder.
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Old 08-31-2007, 11:08 PM   #5
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can i still get it aligned professionally if my front and rear axles are different widths?
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Old 09-01-2007, 04:05 AM   #6
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yes. I'd guess 95% of most trucks you see on the road don't have the same width axles.

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