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  Topic: Suspension REBUILD
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:58 am   Subject: Suspension REBUILD
Forgot to post regarding the alignment results

The front end is now back to factory specs.

The rear is still off. No surprise there Rolling Eyes

I ordered new rear upper control arms for both sid ...
  Topic: Suspension REBUILD
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:14 pm   Subject: Day 3
Front suspension is done.

New lower control arm installed on the drivers side with Moog camber bolts.

A FEW NOTES:

1. I cannot stress this enough, get a pitman arm puller. This thing made my ...
  Topic: Suspension REBUILD
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:10 pm   Subject: Suspension REBUILD
I also accidentally stripped one of my bolts that holds the sway bar to the frame.

how is that issue fixed? it appears the nut is welded on to the frame.
  Topic: Suspension REBUILD
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:06 pm   Subject: Day 2
So PB blaster and a new control arm made my day!

The pinch bolt for the ball joint came out with some hammering and the ball joint was pressed out of the knuckle using a pitman arm puller ( this is ...
  Topic: Suspension REBUILD
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 1:01 pm   Subject: Suspension REBUILD
Now that spring break has started for me, I can begin with the suspension rebuild.

Almost all of it Rolling Eyes

Yesterday I installed brand new struts from MOOG Suspensions. These struts were paired ...
  Topic: PRG Drop Bracket Kit
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:02 pm   Subject: PRG Drop Bracket Kit
If you look at Thupertroopers post on the bracket drop that’s basically what it is

It drops your rear suspension like a body lift but uses square tubing instead of polyurethane pucks.

Your r ...
  Topic: PRG Drop Bracket Kit
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2019 5:11 pm   Subject: PRG Drop Bracket Kit
PRG announced on their instagram page that they are now Selling the Drop Bracket Kit for our Pathfinders!

here is a link to the listing

https://www.prgproducts.com/product-page/pathfiner-armada ...
  Topic: TOE ISSUES
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:46 pm   Subject: TOE ISSUES
Just checked the longer bolt

it is not long enough to be the regular bolt smj mentioned above.

It is most likely the pinch bolt for the knuckle.
  Topic: TOE ISSUES
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:40 pm   Subject: TOE ISSUES
thank you for clarifying!

I just found an old thread that answered my question.

My lower control arms did come with new bolts. One is long, the other is short.

That might be what that longer ...
  Topic: TOE ISSUES
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:05 pm   Subject: TOE ISSUES
Here are the parts that came

Front Lower control arms with Moog Camber Bolts

https://i.imgur.com/vfIWWttl.jpg

Rear Right Lower control Arm with Moog camber bolts (Ball joint has grease fittin ...
  Topic: TOE ISSUES
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:59 pm   Subject: Update
Thought I should give the group a quick update

As of today

I have ordered all of the necessary parts and they will be on the way.

I am basically rebuilding my entire front and rear suspension ...
  Topic: TOE ISSUES
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:01 pm   Subject: TOE ISSUES
Well it appears the previous shop didn't know what they were doing.

My pathy was almost perfectly aligned today.

Here are the updated alignment specs

https://i.imgur.com/Rfu2HZTl.jpg

(loo ...
  Topic: TOE ISSUES
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:23 pm   Subject: TOE ISSUES
So to summarize what I’ve read on this forum and the feedback I’ve received from numerous people.

My camber/caster bolts are seized on my lower control arms in the front.
The read control arm ...
  Topic: TOE ISSUES
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:11 am   Subject: TOE ISSUES
I also thought that caster was non adjustable in the front? Tell me if I’m wrong about that.

The shop that did the alignment yesterday wasn’t well equipped to handle big vehicles. They had a 6 ...
  Topic: TOE ISSUES
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PostForum: R51 Suspension and Steering   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2019 9:09 am   Subject: Alignment
And My problems Continue Sad

Brought it in for an alignment and here are my results

https://i.imgur.com/1pwASmjl.jpg


The shop I took my pathy to claims that the control arms I just replace ...
 
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