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Old 10-24-2007, 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted by oldguy829
camber gets adjusted all the time. Many of them weren't right from the factory. No, I doubt your "average" shop could do it. Look for a truck shop. They bend those monster straight axels on the 18 wheelers.
Yes, you will have to find a shop with the correct equipment like a truck shop.

Originally Posted by bates_k
Actually, the camber changes as the kingpin bushings wear out,
so the first order of business is to replace them, then get the
camber corrected, then get the caster corrected. My '63 F100 now
goes straight down the road after doing all this stuff. It tracks
better than my XR4Ti...

Replacing the king pins and bushings is always a good idea when you build a front suspension.

Originally Posted by oldred
When you get those axles bent find someone with the proper hydraulic equipment and don't let anyone heat that axle with a torch.
Heat is a no no when bending axles unless you allow them to cool slowly.

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