hey guys i need your help fast

Discussion in '60-Series Wagons' started by bluedager4114, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. bluedager4114

    bluedager4114

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    So im doing a soa on my 40 but using 60 axles under it. I picked up the axles bare and baught some new spring perches and everything I need. The thing I dont know (cuz there was nothing on the axle when I got it) is what the stock caster angle is supposed to be for a '85 front axle? Thanks
    Cole
     
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    Very little, something like .5 degrees. Mace, one of Mud's notables, suggests that something close to four degrees works better. You decide. I have been running something close to zilch or even less with a beefy steering stabilizer and I like it.
     
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    From the 1984 FSM
     
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    how is that from the 84 fsm when it is giving specs for a fj 62 which were not built until late 87-88 just curious.....:hmm:
     
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    hmm, good point. I was going from the file name of the PDF
    However, the intro states that's it covers the FJ, BJ and HJ 60 as well as the 62 series.
     
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    Fsm's were just updated when newer models came out so it could have very well have been an 84 spec book but was just updated..... I think.
     
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    Forget stock.

    If you are doing an SOA, you'll be running bigger tires, often really big tires. They will be easier to control with a bit more caster.

    2-4 degrees will be much more suitable.


    Are you going to do a cut and turn? You should.
     
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    ya i am doing a cut and turn thats why i wanted to know the stock caster angle. I will prob end up puting it at 4 sense that seems to be a number everyone keeps telling me.
     
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