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Old 11-01-2018, 04:54 AM   #1
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ive been hearing clunking noises on my passenger side when i drive it and my truck veers to the right so i changed my outer tie rod and took it to get alignment and everything looked good but my caster on my right side. was 4.0 and they got it down to 2.5 but it still made a clunking noise and it still veered to the right. anyone have an idea whats wrong with my truck. all my tie rods seem worn so im changing all of it.
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Might need to replace the ball joints too. The uppers just unbolt and smack out with a hammer. The lowers have to be pressed out.

I believe the strut rods are what maintain the caster setting on the hardbodies. That is the big rod that runs from the lower control arms to the front of the truck. Chances are the strut rod bushings are worn, allowing the caster to stay out of spec.

https://ratsun.net/topic/44448-how-to-increase-caster/
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yeah they are cracking and worn. i took it to sears to get alignment after changing all inner and tie rods and they couldnt do shit and they charged me $90. i took it to a professional and they told me that the truck i have has 3in dropped lower control arms and 2in drop spindles and the reason why its so rough on the front end is because, they revesered the torsion all the way up to look stock height. i plan on removing my spindles and putting stock ones on but i live in hawaii so its hard to get old truck parts. does anyone know where i can get stock replacement spindles? i can buy it from someone if they have, ill pay for shipping. please lmk asap and private message me.
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