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Replaced Shocks But something isn't right??

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by ryand89k5, Oct 20, 2000.

  1. ryand89k5

    ryand89k5 Newbie

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    Replaced Shocks But something isn\'t right??

    I replaced all four shocks on my 89K5. Besides riding better than ever the body still leans when going around a curve. Sway Bars and Bushings?? any ideas. I am not too much in the suspension world of things...Thanks
     
  2. Zepplin

    Zepplin 1/2 ton status

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    Re: Replaced Shocks But something isn\'t right??

    Are your leaf springs stock. They can go flat but it could cause too much lean if all the strength is gone from them. But, I would check bushings on the suspension components.

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  3. Blue85

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    Re: Replaced Shocks But something isn\'t right??

    Well, first of all, a K5 is gonna lean, no matter what you do to it. I would check to make sure that the sway bar is still connected and that everything is tight under the truck, i.e. check out ball joints and everything. With new shocks and a good swaybar set, the only thing left to do is put on a lift kit with stiffer springs :)

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