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    I got rid of the negative camber problem when I lowered my 4x4, but it was a little more work than buying bolts at a hardware store.

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    Originally posted by Fletcher262
    I got rid of the negative camber problem when I lowered my 4x4, but it was a little more work than buying bolts at a hardware store.
    could you specify exactly how you did it?
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    Originally posted by Flim-jIM
    could you specify exactly how you did it?

    X2 and pics.


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    I posted a summary of what I did in another tread. Here's a link-

    http://www.blazinlow.com/forum/showt...threadid=59018

    Here's a picture

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    Hmmm, thats cool. One thing though, with 4.5 the camber shouldnt really be off, seems kinda like a waist. But nice work none the less.


    edit- i guess you did it for the balljoint angle.


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    If you knew anything about suspension geometry, you would know that, even at stock height, 4x4 s-10 front geometry sucks. It was a gross compromise by Cheverolet. I'm not talking about static camber. Did you ever look to see what happens when the tire moves? As the tire goes up, it has a positive camber change, and as the tire goes down, it has a negative camber change (this is the oposite of what is desireable). These camber changes make the the contact patch of the tire move side to side on the road, and become small. These problems are due mostly to the short spindle hieght. Have you ever noticed how if you try to drive a 4x4 s-10 hard through a corner, you get excessive tire squeal, and feathering on the edges of the tread blocks on the tire?
    Granted, at 4 or more inches of drop, the issues of the stock suspension are different, but it will never work well unless you change it for the better.
    I also get good tire wear, and it is completely adjustable for alignment. Not to mension, I could still adjust the torsion bar screws and go lower if I wanted to. Oh, and it goes around a corner like no stock setup will.

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    very nice setup, but is it possible to bag the truck with this setup?
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    Originally posted by Fletcher262
    If you knew anything about suspension geometry, you would know that, even at stock height, 4x4 s-10 front geometry sucks. It was a gross compromise by Cheverolet. I'm not talking about static camber. Did you ever look to see what happens when the tire moves? As the tire goes up, it has a positive camber change, and as the tire goes down, it has a negative camber change

    If you knew anything about suspension geometry you would know tht the tire has negative camber when it goes UP and positve when it goes DOWN. You dont need to act like a snob, i know a thing or two about automobiles.

    And another thing, you said you knew how to fix the negative camber, you didnt say shit about suspension travel so thats why I said that.
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    i like my 3.5" adjustable belltech drop. wasnt a bitch to install at all and it rides nice with the billstien drop sprt shocks

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    is this only for the 2nd gen or can you do this to the 1st gen too
    how hard is this is it somthing that i could do

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    can you also give us a step by step on how to do this

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    can you give an adress

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    Easy buddy.

    http://www.blazinlow.com/forum/showt...t=lowering+4wd

    That might have some info in it.


    89' S10 blazer 4wd: 355, 650 dp, rpm intake, comp 282 roller cam, modified vortecs, T56 Six speed, 8.8 ls rear, headers, x-pipe, spintech pro street mufflers, and......AC

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