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Old 03-07-2017, 05:15 PM   #1
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lopsided.

I have new body mounts, new suspension and new Bilstein shocks and the truck is definitely lopsided. What should I look at / for as possible cause?

At the time this was taken the passenger front tire was flatter than the drivers side but there is clearly a difference in height here. What indeed is a possible adjustment that can be made?
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Old 03-07-2017, 08:21 PM   #2
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Re: lopsided.

Just eyeballing the distance from the bottom of the bumper to the top of your front springs, it looks like a body mount issue as opposed to a suspension issue. Maybe one (some) of them didn't seat properly.
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Old 03-12-2017, 10:54 PM   #3
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Re: lopsided.

Quick measurements today reveals that the fender is a full inch higher in thedrivers side than the passenger. Going to go over various bits with a measuring tape to find out where the differences end.
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Old 03-13-2017, 12:44 AM   #4
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Re: lopsided.

Years back, I purchased a set of front leaf springs for my k20 and there was a little over a half inch of difference between the two. I would measure the spring arch on both leafs to see if there was a manufacturing defect.
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Old 03-15-2017, 03:49 PM   #5
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Re: lopsided.

Thats a good call. I'm having a mechanic who is waaay more familiar than I check the whole thing out tomorrow morning.
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