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So hey guys! When to make an appointment for my alignment and after I told them I just lifted the truck they asked if I put the adjustable cam bolts in and it dawned on me...I completely forgot about those! ::crying:: so they advise I get them installed first before the alignment. the alignment tech said there's not a whole lot of adjustments on the stock camber bolts. So, any tips to install these guys that'all make it easier on me? Thanks!
 

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just do one at a time, jack the truck up, pull the old ones out and slide the new ones in. if you wanna screw with it you can get them all in set the truck down and then adjust them to get your toe right. Or just take it straight to the alignment shop...First time I did the cam bolts, back in 2011, i drove it 10 or so miles before the shop, sure enough it set off some stupid light and cost me 120$ to have the dealer reset it. This last time i did new bolts for my LCA's, we did a ******* alignment and it was actually all "in the green".

http://www.titantalk.com/forums/titan-suspension/134918-cam-bolt-install-made-easy.html
 

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just do one at a time, jack the truck up, pull the old ones out and slide the new ones in. if you wanna screw with it you can get them all in set the truck down and then adjust them to get your toe right. Or just take it straight to the alignment shop...First time I did the cam bolts, back in 2011, i drove it 10 or so miles before the shop, sure enough it set off some stupid light and cost me 120$ to have the dealer reset it. This last time i did new bolts for my LCA's, we did a ******* alignment and it was actually all "in the green".

http://www.titantalk.com/forums/titan-suspension/134918-cam-bolt-install-made-easy.html
huh...why would it set off the light? and what was the fail code for? i'm just planning on swapping them in and straight to the alignment shop which is only a mile away. also, how do you set the toe or camber? i have no idea how those bolts work :frown:
 

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something with how far i had to turn the wheel to drive straight lololol.

its hard to explain, but once your down there messing with them you'll see real quick how much a little change affects the tire. you basically turn the bolt left or right and it changes where the LCA sits which affects the tire. Just make sure all the stuff is NOT TORQUED TIGHT when you put the trucks weight on the tires, drive it back and forth to get it to settle. Then start adjusting and tightening.


If you tighten the bolts all the way with the weight not on the tires it won't allow the LCA's to swing down and out all the way, you can thank the crappy bushings that nissan uses for that.
 

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something with how far i had to turn the wheel to drive straight lololol.

its hard to explain, but once your down there messing with them you'll see real quick how much a little change affects the tire. you basically turn the bolt left or right and it changes where the LCA sits which affects the tire. Just make sure all the stuff is NOT TORQUED TIGHT when you put the trucks weight on the tires, drive it back and forth to get it to settle. Then start adjusting and tightening.


If you tighten the bolts all the way with the weight not on the tires it won't allow the LCA's to swing down and out all the way, you can thank the crappy bushings that nissan uses for that.
okay...i think i see where you're going with this. so after i lift the truck and swap the bolts in i don't torque them all the way until i lower the truck back down...drive around the block than torque the bolts right?
 

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Just a simple back out of the shop and drive back forward will be enough, i slam on the brakes to really get all the weight on the front. But i doubt it matters. wouldn't want you to lose a LCA half way around the block lmao
 

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When I put my upper arms and coil overs in i put some camber bolts in, but couldn't figure out how to adjust them... When I got aligned everything was in the green, but I put 1.5 spacers in afterward for more lift and I guess I should stick the camber bolts in and take it back to the alignment shop...

Seemed a lot harder to me when I was trying to adjust those camber bolts though... that's why I gave up and left them off. You make it sound so easy Honda!
 

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When I put my upper arms and coil overs in i put some camber bolts in, but couldn't figure out how to adjust them... When I got aligned everything was in the green, but I put 1.5 spacers in afterward for more lift and I guess I should stick the camber bolts in and take it back to the alignment shop...

Seemed a lot harder to me when I was trying to adjust those camber bolts though... that's why I gave up and left them off. You make it sound so easy Honda!
lol you'd be surprised what a couple of ******* 25 year olds with a lifetime of working on machinery and with college degrees can do.
 

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lol you'd be surprised what a couple of ******* 25 year olds with a lifetime of working on machinery and with college degrees can do.
LOL, gotcha.

So after I install them and drop the truck, drive it a little prior to tightening...

What tips do you have for tightening & adjusting it? Do you tighten with hand tools? I was having trouble keeping it in place when I was tightening with an impact gun...

I looked at my tires today and I really need to install those camber bolts and get realigned... I'm wearing the outside of my terra grapplers way faster than the inside... they're too expensive to keep doing that!
 

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yeah, one guy holds the nut, the other guy turns the bolt to torque it down once you got the adjusting done
 

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we used two wrenches.
 
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