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Is a UCA filp on a 2" lift needed

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by TBLAZER_02 » Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:34 pm

Hey everyone

I'm going to install my 2" rough country this weekend and wanted to know if flipping the UCA was needed and what I could expect if I did or didn't

I've read through the many pages on the UCA thread but I seem to get lost in all the info and it's a bit dated now

Thanks for any help you can give
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by mason10198 » Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:06 pm

UCA flip is never really "needed". You can run them in stock orientation if you choose, however it is strongly recommended after any amount of lift to help correct some of the upper ball joint angle.

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by KingBird » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:53 pm

Hell, I'd do it stock.

NEEDED? No, you can get by without it, but while you've got everything apart, why not?
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by DirtyBacon04 » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:53 am

to piggyback off what these fine gentlemen said.
It's a free upgrade to non-lazy bastards. No realignment needed (for UCA flip. Lift WILL need a new alignment)
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by Trail X » Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:19 pm

Eeesh, doing it to a stock truck is not an upgrade.

I believe flipping the UCAs alone should get an alignment - but I didn't either time I flipped my UCAs or put the custom ones in, so who knows. I don't even follow my own advice on that one. If the tires start wearing funny, then get an alignment - otherwise you're fine.
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by TBLAZER_02 » Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:09 pm

Hi everyone sorry took so long to get back to you all but thanks for all the great advice this is just what I needed
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