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Track Arm/Steering Wheel??

 
BigJake441
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Posts: 22
Joined: 09/11
Posted: 01/20/13 10:33 AM

Bwano, so i replaced my track arm on my truck yesterday and all went good. So i go to leave from the shop and my truck seems to drive a little better but my Steering wheel is now turned to the left and not centered. The truck centers itself with the steering wheel turned to the left(and i dont have to hold it left, thats where it drives striaght so to say. Just trying to figure out y a new track arm would make my steering wheel move to the left as it goes straught down the road. my dad said pop the wheel off and move turn it a knotch but dont understand y it would move my wheel. Feedback would b great because i cant figure this one out. Maybb because i changed all the steering stuff i should get it aligned again.  Thanx again Gents.  
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White_Lightning
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Posts: 942
Joined: 07/09
Posted: 01/28/13 10:53 AM

If the old track bar held the axle out of center and you had an alignment job done, then put a new track bar on that moved the axle over, it will change the linkages and cause the wheel to turn  
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BigJake441
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Posts: 22
Joined: 09/11
Posted: 02/02/13 07:38 AM

yeah thanks. just have to get it aligned again. the new bar was way bigger and way tighter, realy akes a difference  
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99 Dodge 2500 24V, dual blade electric Flex-A-Lite fan, AEM Brute Force air intake, Banks Power Elbow/ 4" exhaust back to 6" Black SilverLine stack, Dunlop Firce Additude 305/70/16 tires.

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