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Old 01-15-2024, 08:46 AM   #1
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Can anyone recommend an alignment shop to install adjustable caster bushings. I am up in Fl panhandle and will travel Pensacola, Tallahassee , Dothan Al area. Looking for a shop who has done class c and knows about the caster settings. I want to get front to plus 5 caster. The truck places I have spoke with want several days to keep MH and question what I want done. Need to find a shop who knows Class C and caster issue and gets it done right.
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I have the name of a shop, but not in your area. I had our E-450 aligned and it made a tremendous difference. Good luck...
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I have the name of a shop, but not in your area. I had our E-450 aligned and it made a tremendous difference. Good luck...
Did you get the caster done or just a spec alignment? Can you post the alignment sheet end result?
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Yes I have the alignment sheet. I will post the specs later today.
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Did you get the caster done or just a spec alignment? Can you post the alignment sheet end result?
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BEFORE: Camber L.W. -1/2. R.W. -1/4

Caster. L.W. +5 3/4. R.W. + 7 3/4

Toe. 1/2". Out


AFTER: Camber L.W. + 5/8. R.W. + 3/8

Castor. L.W. + 6 1/2. R.W. +7

Toe. 1/16 " In..
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BEFORE: Camber L.W. -1/2. R.W. -1/4

Caster. L.W. +5 3/4. R.W. + 7 3/4

Toe. 1/2". Out


AFTER: Camber L.W. + 5/8. R.W. + 3/8

Castor. L.W. + 6 1/2. R.W. +7

Toe. 1/16 " In..
Great, thank you for that info.
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Old 01-16-2024, 09:26 PM   #7
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Baughn Alingment ,,Pensacola, heavy duty truck specialist. Been in business for over 35 years. Only people we ever let work on our E-450 and our F-550 R/V chassis,brakes and alignment. Call them and explain what you need and make an appointment…..( very good & honest people they do a lot of truck Fleet work)
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Old 01-17-2024, 06:06 PM   #8
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Baughn Alingment ,,Pensacola, heavy duty truck specialist. Been in business for over 35 years. Only people we ever let work on our E-450 and our F-550 R/V chassis,brakes and alignment. Call them and explain what you need and make an appointment…..( very good & honest people they do a lot of truck Fleet work)
Thanks for this info, there reviews are great. When you had your E450 did you get that aligned for caster at least a +5 or get adjustable bushings put in. I will call the shop this week.
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Sorry for the long time to reply,,,,,but YES , and it will make a Big difference. My 31 fs Greyhawk drives as good as my Ram 3500. Keeping in mind that both of them have heavy duty truck chassis. And will Never ride as good as a car ….
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Sorry for the long time to reply,,,,,but YES , and it will make a Big difference. My 31 fs Greyhawk drives as good as my Ram 3500. Keeping in mind that both of them have heavy duty truck chassis. And will Never ride as good as a car ….
I talked with the shop and scheduled an alignment. Busy place I get in next month. Had a nice conversation about the caster issue. Nice talking to an expert who knows all about the E450 issue and how to fix it. He has all the bushings to get the caster set. Since it’s about 3 hour drive I will get there the day before and find a decent campground. Thanks for the info on this shop. Any good close campground suggestions?
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wish i could find an alignment shop close to pueblo, colorado.
no one will touch it
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wish i could find an alignment shop close to pueblo, colorado.
no one will touch it
I have closer places who will do an alignment. The problem is they say u just have to set it to Ford specs. And when I talk about caster I get the response u can only move it a small amount than u mess up camber. Really looking forward to getting this done right.
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wish i could find an alignment shop close to pueblo, colorado.
no one will touch it
It's a drive but O'Mera Ford up here in Denver did my alignment.
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thanks pconroy,

if i ever head north in the motorhome i will check out Omera ford
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Would anyone know of a shop in Central NY around Utica or Syracuse?
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Would anyone know of a shop in Central NY around Utica or Syracuse?
Not as close, but the last I knew, Thruway Spring in Rochester does some amazing work, if you want to travel an additional 70 or so miles. From tractor trailers, dumpers, and would even align the axles on out TT. I had them do some rear spring work on a P/U years ago.

http://www.thruwayspring.com/
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Not as close, but the last I knew, Thruway Spring in Rochester does some amazing work, if you want to travel an additional 70 or so miles. From tractor trailers, dumpers, and would even align the axles on out TT. I had them do some rear spring work on a P/U years ago.

http://www.thruwayspring.com/
Thanks JFlight, if I can't find a shop somewhat closer I will give them a call.
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Looking for F250 alignment in Cincinnati.
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fenderworks, this may be too late, but if you still need an alignment shop I used GCR Tires and Service in Ogden, Utah for my 2016 Greyhawk 29MV and they did an excellent job. They are nationwide so I am sure they have a shop in the Denver area. Butch C
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Check Dsuban Spring. Not sure if they do smaller trucks, but they know how to do it right.

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