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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-21-2019, 12:57 PM Thread Starter
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01 sportsman 500 camber issues...

What would cause the front camber to be all out of wack? Both tires have the top kicked out with the bottoms tucked in. Not sure if this is negative or positive camber.

Either way...what would cause this? All the a arm bushings look good, i was going to blame the ball joints, but seeing as how it only has a lower joint id think it would make the tires tilt the other way...

Maybe im wrong.

I do have a set of springs in the front off a newer (05 i believe) 800 polaris....could that be causing this?

Any help is apperciated.
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Absolutely - raising the front end will change the camber, so will lowering

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Absolutely - raising the front end will change the camber, so will lowering
I was wondering but wasnt sure. I know IFS on a car can be raised without camber change (unless youre dealing with an old twin i beam ford) so figured this was the same.

So is there any decent priced 500 front springs that are heavy duty? Im 300lbs plus i plan on adding a winch and plow.
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