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2003 Alignment

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I wanted to get an alignment for my 2003 ranger FX4. They told me that the nut used to adjust the cast and camber is not adjustable on my truck, and that I would need to buy a $70 kit to be able to make the adjustments and align my truck. I could be wrong, but I think they are trying to BS me. anyone know?
 


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Some years with that style suspension did come with square plates that only go in one way and then have to be replaced with an eccentric kit if adjustments are ever needed.

It was kinda like with the older ones where you had the factory bushing that wasn't adjustable and if it ever needed adjusted you had to buy the adjustable ones and replace them.
 

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Won't let my rep you until i rep other people, but every time I ask a question your always the one who answers so Thanks.
 
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from the factory those square plates come in a bunch of different "sizes", each has the hole a little more offset so it moves the control arm bushings in or out. the factory would first set the alignment, then put on the correct plate to lock the bolt in place.
NAPA sells the eccentric kit ADSM08 mentioned, its basically huge washers with offset bolt holes. replaces the factory plates, rotates to move the offset bolt hole where it needs to be.
put one of those kits on my '05 last spring, works great.


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