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84 Ranger Tow issue


AdamEvans69

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Well, installed the rear DJM flip kit today. And I didn't have the money for the Dream Beams yet, so I decided to cut the springs in the front. It's level, and actually looks fairly good. As expected, I have about 5-6 degrees of negative camber. But my tow is WAAAAAAY off. With the fact being that I did cut the springs, is it align-able? I've heard mixed opinions but I want to know it from you guys, because I'm sure someone has ran across this problem, or could at least give me their opinion.
 


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To get a good center mark on both tires raise both wheels off the ground a with some white spray paintspin the wheels and paint the center of the tire then take and scribe a line in the paint. With the weight on both tires measure the lines front and back you dont need much toe just enough to pull the steering wheel back center after making a corner. You want to center the steering wheel first so the blinkers work properly also. You want the measurement to be about 1/8-1/4 inch closer in the front of the wheels should be enough toe-in
 

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It really depends how much you cut from the springs. 2-3 inches of drop is usually the max amount of drop you can get from cutting springs, and still have any hope of aligning it. An alignment should correct the toe issue though.
 


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