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Old 05-06-2015, 05:21 PM
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RM - mids and camber/control arms

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Had my eibach's replaced with the RM mid-level springs today - all went well - but in doing the alignment - they can't get the rear camber in spec Has anyone else had this issue? They say they are all the way out and still not in spec. I have stock wheels and tires (albiet Parada Spec-X)

The front is not bad - off a little on one side

I see Blackops has some rear control arms ... will those work? I guess I need the 1.5" drop ones vs. the oem to 1.5" drop - thanks

Are there front control arms available for these drops? Anyone have any guidance or ideas - In reading the forum, I didn't see anyone else say they had to swap out the rear control arms...

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Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

Yes the rears need the arms for anything more than what eibach offers in drop
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Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

This is the skinny on the Mids and this is what I have heard and seen NOT my opinion.

About 700 sets of Mids sold
About 12-14 people can not come back into OEM Specs with the Mids.

ISSUES
#1. I have seen old Jeeps 05-10 loaded into the machines trying to align the 2012+
#2. I have gotten calls from shops saying their is no adjustments for the rear LOL.
(This ^ one is the best I typically tell these shops to put the owner of the jeep on the phone right away and tell them "Do not let them touch your truck")
#3. Both sides are different from the OEM spec and one side in and one side out .001-.003 very minor.
#4. Sensors broken and codes going off
#5. installed wrong (BackwardsNot the case here just mentioning it)

I always tell people to go someplace else if they can't come back into spec since 99% of the time the Mids do end up coming back into factory spec.

It's the shops that have been doing alignments for 30 years that can not get these trucks aligned.

With these stats less than 1% not coming back into alignment I do not recommend the Arms for the Mids.

You should drop the truck drive for 2 week min and 4 weeks better so they can settle in before getting an alignment.

The Extremes Need Arms and Links to bring the Swey bar back to OEM position.

The front Upper control arms are coming right after the strut tower bar.


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Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

i also have the RM mids and the front went back to spec without issue. the rears are slightly out though... i talked to scott and he mentioned that his rears were slightly out... i believe i was out on the rears like .2 or .02 something like that... dont have the papers infront of me but it wasnt severe...
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i also have the RM mids and the front went back to spec without issue. the rears are slightly out though... i talked to scott and he mentioned that his rears were slightly out... i believe i was out on the rears like .2 or .02 something like that... dont have the papers infront of me but it wasnt severe...
Correct that's pretty typical .02-.03 they actually did you good. If it one side only out?
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Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

Thanks all... I did figure I would take back in after a month and see how it goes

I have my spec sheet and will send via email Chad, but it is off by .3 or more and you can see the visible inward tilt on them... The shop is an older shop but they have a newer machine and I would think could handle this but maybe not

With that said the truck rides GREAT with these much smoother over the crap michigan roads and I am a fan...

Only bad part when you open the tailgate I bump my head not bad but it is lower for sure




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Correct that's pretty typical .02-.03 they actually did you good. If it one side only out?
chad its actually both rears were out... but like i said it was minimal... nothing that has me worried.
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Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

I am looking at getting these installed when I get home, Chad do you have a network of shops or what types of shops to stay away from? I don't know of any high performance shops in my area and I fear taking it to your run of the mill type of shop. Thanks in advance or anyone in MN could chime in I would appreciate it. Thank you.
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Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

had mine recently installed, front came back into spec , rear driver side out .2, rear passenger out .5... With max adjustment.... Is this not acceptable?


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had mine recently installed, front came back into spec , rear driver side out .2, rear passenger out .5... With max adjustment.... Is this not acceptable?


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Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

Thanks for the reply... Will see how tires wear, if im not happy with it will be purchasing rear control arms from you... I may just do that and endlinks at same time anyway....


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Re: RM - mids and camber/control arms

I had the rear control arms put on yesterday - I already had the endlinks so now the full package - the rear camber can right back into spec

The shop was highly impressed with the rear control arms - said they had never seen such good work and adjustability -

Worth the investment IMHO
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