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It’s a 20% increase over what my shop told me they set and said was max





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damn dude you are so knowledgeable, always appreciated your help :)
Thanks.... RK has answered a LOT of questions from me over the past 3 years, lol. I’d be interested to know why they think it’s max. Here’s an example why I don’t get it....... MC ( my second favorite lift ) on their Dual rate lift all they give you in the kit is adjustable uppers, and they have you adjust caster with stock lowers which are about a half inch shorter than yours.....🤯
 

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Thanks.... RK has answered a LOT of questions from me over the past 3 years, lol. I’d be interested to know why they think it’s max. Here’s an example why I don’t get it....... MC ( my second favorite lift ) on their Dual rate lift all they give you in the kit is adjustable uppers, and they have you adjust caster with stock lowers which are about a half inch shorter than yours.....🤯
OCMotorsports (did the install for me) set it at 4.5 and told me that was the max or it would bind.. RK told me i should be able to get 5.2-5.8 So i am taking it to another shop to have it looked over.
 

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I used some UCA correction brackets from Rancho. I got 9.5 caster with the Mopar LCAs that are only 1/4” longer than stock.
 

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OCMotorsports (did the install for me) set it at 4.5 and told me that was the max or it would bind.. RK told me i should be able to get 5.2-5.8 So i am taking it to another shop to have it looked over.
From my lack of knowledge opinion (just reading a ton on here) based on length of LCAs mentioned by @Roky you should be close to 6 leaving the new adj uppers set at stock length.
 

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From my lack of knowledge opinion (just reading a ton on here) based on length of LCAs mentioned by @Roky you should be close to 6 leaving the new adj uppers set at stock length.
my I am worried I will spend money to have the other shop look at it, and find out it’s really at six and he just said 4.5 when I asked ... but will see
 

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so just tried two different apps, cant really find one that seems to do angle in the right way.. and also not exactly sure what method to use. do i measure side of hole to side of hole, or hole to ground.. I am not very mechanical.. I am good at sports, business, and my dad game is pretty strong most of the time. :)
 

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so just tried two different apps, cant really find one that seems to do angle in the right way.. and also not exactly sure what method to use. do i measure side of hole to side of hole, or hole to ground.. I am not very mechanical.. I am good at sports, business, and my dad game is pretty strong most of the time. :)
I just used this app
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and place phone on the section circled in green. It should show a percentage like in pic above.
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I just used this app
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and place phone on the section circled in green. It should show a percentage like in pic above.
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ok so the regular iphone app level gave me a reading of zero, your app gave me a reading of 0.26..
 

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So that would mean I am probably around 5.8 caster right? so likely the guy at the other shop was just lazy and thru out a number of 4.5 becuase he knew i had fixed lower, but didn't know that RK makes them longer, and instead of backing off when i asked more questions was prideful and talked me down.
 

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So that would mean I am probably around 5.8 caster right? so likely the guy at the other shop was just lazy and thru out a number of 4.5 becuase he knew i had fixed lower, but didn't know that RK makes them longer, and instead of backing off when i asked more questions was prideful and talked me down.
If zero on regular app I believe you are very close to 6. There is definitely better way to measure but that was just a suggestion to do something quick.
 

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If zero on regular app I believe you are very close to 6. There is definitely better way to measure but that was just a suggestion to do something quick.
i will still take it to other guy, at the end of week.. but really appreciate the help.
 

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