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Old August 27th, 2006, 09:42 PM
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Rovertym castor correct swivel balls

Anyone have any experience with these?
Seems like a good fix with out affecting the driveline angle.
Trying to get the 110 to track better at high speeds.
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Old August 27th, 2006, 11:11 PM
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I think it is a great way to keep a lifted truck more road worthy. You dont have a SG 3link do you? This wont work with their set up. jP
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Old August 28th, 2006, 01:39 PM
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My buddy Steve installed them.

I believe he sent his swivel balls to Rovertym and then they machined and sent them back. He had the whole axle out of his truck for a week or so start to finish. He added a sewer cap diff protector while he was there.

He swears by them. He was always changing shocks and or valving to tune his ride.

Hopefully Marc Oliveres will chime in. I believe he did the same thing on his Disco as well.

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Old August 28th, 2006, 03:35 PM
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chime.... :D

i have these on my disco and they are an amazing fix for castor issues on a lifted disco.

i run pinion angle corrected arms and castor corrected swivels.
handles great w/ no driveline vibes
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Old August 28th, 2006, 04:46 PM
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Thanks for tohe input guys, seems like a good solution.

I'm running OME extra heavy duty all around, EE's chart says 3 in lift although It's hard to judge. I have no driveline vibes and my pinion angle looks perfect so I'm just worried about the castor. She jsut dosn;t want to stay straight on the freeway. I've tried various alignment angles to no avail.

I was thinking about the castor correcting arms... but I'm then concerned about drive line vibes... trying to keep my setup get the steering under controll at high speeds and keep as much $$ in my pocket as possible

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Thanks for tohe input guys, seems like a good solution.

I'm running OME extra heavy duty all around, EE's chart says 3 in lift although It's hard to judge. I have no driveline vibes and my pinion angle looks perfect so I'm just worried about the castor. She jsut dosn;t want to stay straight on the freeway. I've tried various alignment angles to no avail.

I was thinking about the castor correcting arms... but I'm then concerned about drive line vibes... trying to keep my setup get the steering under controll at high speeds and keep as much $$ in my pocket as possible


i'd say youre a perfect candidate for swivel correction then.
to do it, take your 110 to an alignment shop and get your castor reading.
send them to steve and he will take it from there.

i had him add just about a degree more to mine, so mine is on the positive side of stock.
makes highway driving dreamy.
i'm running about a 4-4.5" lift ( but on a disco)
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