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Old 12-29-2015, 02:25 PM   #1
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Positive Camber

A friend and I picked up an 87 sami soft top to build up a bit. We noticed that the passenger side front tire is stood up quite a bit and has positive camber. The only thing that I can tell is that it is due to a bent axle but that tends to typically be negative camber on both sides, not positive camber on one side only. Any thoughts on things to look for?
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Old 12-30-2015, 10:50 PM   #2
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kingpin bearing issue?
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Could be king pin bearings or yes you might have a bent axle.
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I took the kingpins out yesterday and they look ok. I think it is a bent axle so it must have it a curb, rock or a car hit the bottom of the wheel or something. Going to try and figure it out and fix it. Hopefully it isnt too bad.
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Question Camber adjustments

On the question of camber, I just had a wheel alignment done on my TT after installing a Calmini OTT steering set up. The tech said I had a 1* positive camber on one side and 1* negative on the other side.
I realize this very small, but can you make small adjustments to the camber by changing the shims in the kingpin bearings?
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