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Left front lower than right front

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by bodacious, Feb 23, 2006.

  1. bodacious

    bodacious 1/2 ton status

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    I just put on a 4" all spring lift on my '83. The driver side is lower than the passenger side. What's up. :confused:
     
  2. dleroy43

    dleroy43 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    :dunno: Get the fat a$$ out of truck :doah: :haha:






    bushings worn maybey :dunno:
     
  3. mtnman210

    mtnman210 1/2 ton status

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    when I first put my lift on mine did the same thing for a little while. It would lean to one side or the other. I never did find out what it was but it went away. I just figured it must be something with the new springs settling or wearing in---but who knows. I'm sure someone can give you a better answer
     
  4. BIG*RED

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    Give it 500 miles or so to see if it will settle and level out...

    if not...get a fat friend to ride shotgun ;)
     
  5. alf4444

    alf4444 1/2 ton status

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    were the spring bolts torqued in the air or under the weight of the rig? If in the air it could cause it to be tight until it settles
     
  6. wkbrdrob

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    Yeah, get everything nice and tight in the air, slowly per 'er back down on the ground and torque everything to spec. I think ORD and Tuff Country say 50 ft-lbs, but that's off the top of my head. Drive 'er around, put 500 or so miles on her and let the suspension settle. Go back and re-torque all bolts again.

    Did your springs come with new bushings and/or did you put new ones in? Bad bushings might do that too but I think you'd here that.
     
  7. cegusman

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    Yep only torque them to 45-50 ft-lbs
     

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