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body lean

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by August, Dec 15, 2006.

  1. August

    August Registered Member

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    Hello,

    My 1980 GMC Jimmy has a little body lean on the passengers side, near a inch. Is it normal? Could be a bad leaf spring? Do I have to put new ones?
    Can be repaired?

    Thanks
     
  2. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    Could be suspension, yes, or could be body mounts.

    First check tire pressure :) ... then measure from the frame to the ground. If it's the same side-to-side, measure from the body to the ground. This would mean you need new body mounts or something.

    If the frame measurements differ, then I would take the springs off, make sure no leaves are broken, and switch them side-to-side. This might cure it :)

    -- A
     

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