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How do you adjust the toe and camber on a lifted bronco?

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  • stephen bruno
    stephen bruno Jul 11, 2010

    coil springs in the front and leaf springs in the back. Dual shocks at each tire and dual steering stabilizer shocks all Rancho



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In order to answer your question I will need to know what kind of lift did you use and spec. on the lift kit.

We will need to go back and forth via email.

Body / chassis lift?

Suspension lift?

Spring only?
front and rear

Steering kit?

Per Chilton book this is the prefer caster and camber
Year Model Ride Height Min-Max Caster Min-Max Camber Min-Max. 1983 - 1991
Ranger 4wd
4 - 4-1/4 2 - 5 1 - 2 4-1/4 - 4-3/4 1 - 4 2 - 3

I would keep the current setting (I hope you made markings on the tower before pull the suspension out) and start monitor for tire wear.

There is an old trick for tracking 4X4 vehicle.

Wet for front tire and drive straight,check the water mark.

Do the same for the rear.

Fill me in on what know of lift you use and I will email you more information.

Posted on Jul 11, 2010

  • stephen bruno
    stephen bruno Jul 11, 2010

    the truck is a 90 full size bronco with a 6 " super lift suspension lift and a 3" rancho body lift . Currently with 36.5/12/15 TSL Super Swampers/ have had 1 set 39.5 / 15.5/ 15LT and 3 sets 38 /15.5/15 LT . The truck was lifted when i got it

  • Vincent_G
    Vincent_G Jul 11, 2010

    The last owner must know what they are doing.

    Doing chassis,body lift plus steering linkage and bumper lift/filler are not an easy task.


    My recommendation is to make as many marking on the steering tower/spindle before you send the truck for a 4 wheel alignment .

    Professional use ball pin hammer and lumber crayon to set the fix point on the shock tower/steering spindle.

    The chance are there are marks already mark my the person who did the lift.

    If you can contact the last owner then don't shy and ask them which shop aligned the truck.

    That shop will had the correct data in their machine,

    As fas as I know,lifting the truck will not off set the stock caster and chamber.

    Keep using the same set of front tires and monitor for uneven wear and pull.



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