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Alignment Won't Sit Straight After Lift - Help

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Old 01-25-2017, 01:06 PM
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I recently put the Rough Country 6 inch lift on my 98 Blazer. I also upgraded to 32 All Terrains. After my lift, I went and had a full alignment done. I had to go back 3 times until they fixed the alignment. It sat straight for about a week, but the front camber is way off now. The bottom of the tires sit way out from the top. Please help if you have any suggestions
 
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different shop
 
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Yup, find a better shop.
 
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Old 01-26-2017, 09:44 AM
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Well, before paying to have another shop do it, I'd try the one you've been using one more time and tell them to make sure they crank down the upper control arm nuts as tight as they possible can after the alignment. After I adjusted my t-bars and gained a little over an inch, I took the truck down and had it aligned. On the way home I heard a "POP" from the front end. I pulled over and looked and my left front was cambered in a LOT... Although they tightened everything down after the alignment, one of the nuts managed to slip and popped back to full resting position and threw everything off... I went right back, they through the truck on the rack, realigned it, and torqued those nuts down, and I have yet to have another problem with it.
 
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Thanks guys, much appreciated
 
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They need to use some special shims and they are likely trying to be cheap and avoid having to cut into their profits to buy them. I see it all the time.
 
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Old 02-03-2017, 10:38 PM
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4x4 don't use shims like the 2wd's. The upper control arms are held in and adjusted with alignment cam bolts
 
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