Cj7 caster corrections for dana 30

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Log in or Sign up. The Jeep is still without the tub, so I can't take it to a wheel alignment shop yet. Camber is built in to the housing. That is if the ball joint is eccentric, or "off centre"? Joined: Aug 10, Messages: 19, So if I understand you correctly, if I turn the balljoint, the camber should change. So if your measurement is 0, you have to correct it by 4 degrees positive.

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    com > Models > Jeep CJ Forum > CJ7 Caster correcting Bushings. OldPM Thread Starter . Front Axle: Dana 30 TruTrac.

    Installing Castor/Camber Adjusting Upper Ball Joint Sleeves or “Camber Correctors”. Castor/Camber correcting upper ball joint sleeves are installed in place of. Dana 30 and Dana 44 Front Axle Caster Adjustment – Spring Wedges A common practice while installing a lift kit on a leaf spring equipped CJ is the Test drive the Jeep to see if the caster correction improved or worsened the condition.
    Most 4" of spring under lift require a 4 degree correction.

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    Mar 31, I will wait until it is on the road, and then take to an alignment shop to reveal the truth. I am sure the fact it was over 20 years old was alot of the problem. That is if the ball joint is eccentric, or "off centre"? Joined: Aug 10, Messages: 19,

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    I also put in some shims for castor between the spring and axle to give me a little more positive castor.

    There is an eccentric insert for the upper ball joint available through the aftermarket. That's good advice thanks.

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    In my experience, if the axle housing breaks, that break is most likely where the axle tubes insert into the cast center section the pumpkin. The shims are placed under your spring perches, above your springs with the fat end of the shim facing the front of your jeep.

    Project CJ-7 ~ Scout II Dana 44 Axles Swap onto a CJ-7 FrameCastor Adjustment OptionsThis option will not correct ZERO degree castor but will help fine tune.

    Should I correct my caster issue before I turn my attention to camber. Vehicle(s ): CJ 7; Amc over, Howell TBI, modified Dana Vehicle(s): Jeep CJ5 I6 gears AMC 20 Rear Diff (1 piece Axles w/ Lokka) Dana 30 Front Diff w/Lokka Tremec T 4 speed.
    For this thread, lets focus on the easiest castor correction, that being the steel shims. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

    Hopefully, that'll fix the steering!

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    I'm thinking if it's out so much that you notice it there's something else going on. I've read in several places that I need degrees positive caster. It seems easier than doing ball joints, unless you have to replace them anyway.

    Posted 24 August - PM One of the biggest issues with Jeeps is "wandering or loose steering". The two easier ways are castor adjusting, upper ball joint sleeves or steel degree shims.

    A CJ-7 equipped with a set of U-bolt flip spring mounts, which reverse the direction the Jeep to wander on the road, requiring constant steering correction.

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    A factory Jeep Dana 30 axle is set at about 4 degrees of caster; lowering that. For this thread, lets focus on the easiest castor correction, that being the These shims take about mins to install and you will notice a. I think the left front wheel of my Dana30's camber is way off. The bottom of the I only knew about the shims for caster correction.

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    So how does one fix castor? Great thanks.

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    There is an eccentric insert for the upper ball joint available through the aftermarket. That's good advice thanks. Apr 1, Joined: Oct 19, Messages: Ah ok thanks.

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    Cj7 caster corrections for dana 30
    Ah ok thanks. Joined: Aug 10, Messages: 19, Joined: Sep 28, Messages: The shims are placed under your spring perches, above your springs with the fat end of the shim facing the front of your jeep.

    Dana30 Camber ECJ5

    I will wait until it is on the road, and then take to an alignment shop to reveal the truth. So how does one fix castor?

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    Pretty good article here, shows the adjustable upper balljoint sleeve.

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    1. Are'nt you refering to caster? I think the left front wheel of my Dana30's camber is way off.

    2. You want to be within 3 to 6 degrees positive castor, but as I mentioned before 4 degrees is the stock, CJ spec.