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Rear Caster...whate setting?

Using rear adjustable control arms what setting / measurements should I attempt or be looking for?

Using RC 4" springs with 3/4" pucks above springs in rear and Rock Krawler spring perch wedge adjustjusts, Using a 1 3/4" puck up front above the 4" spring (had to do this to get it to level out. JKS track bars front and rear, RC adjustable control arms.

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There is no rear "caster" as the wheels do not steer. What you're adjusting is wheelbase (with the lower arms) and pinion angle (with the upper arms). Set the rear arms so your axle is centered in the wheel well. Then set your pinion angle as appropriate for your drive shaft.

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yup, set the lowers so it's centered, set the uppers so your pinion angle is correct.

boom done.
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Don't you want the wheel centered when its stuffed, not static?

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There is no rear "caster" as the wheels do not steer. What you're adjusting is wheelbase (with the lower arms) and pinion angle (with the upper arms). Set the rear arms so your axle is centered in the wheel well. Then set your pinion angle as appropriate for your drive shaft.
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yup, set the lowers so it's centered, set the uppers so your pinion angle is correct.

boom done.
Yep, what they said.
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