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Old 07-18-2017, 09:12 PM   #26
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Re: Help me! Please

Okay here is the truck before the bushings and new Springs notice how low it is when I took the springs off and I put the new 3 inch drop Springs next to them the new drop Springs were about an inch shorter than the Springs you're looking at the Springs you're looking at were cut and heated and were a mess to the point they needed spring spacers to bring it back up notice one spring has one spring spacer the other spring has two
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Old 07-18-2017, 09:15 PM   #27
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Now it looks like this..... I asked the mobile mechanic if he could come back and loosen the top and bottom a arms and drop it to see if that will release some of the tension that's keeping it up he told me it's not the A-Arms it's the spring but I have a shorter spring than the original so what gives here
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Old 07-19-2017, 09:34 AM   #28
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Now it looks like this..... I asked the mobile mechanic if he could come back and loosen the top and bottom a arms and drop it to see if that will release some of the tension that's keeping it up he told me it's not the A-Arms it's the spring but I have a shorter spring than the original so what gives here
You indicated earlier that the a-arm bushings were tightened while extended. If so, they still need to be tightened to spec w/full weight on the vehicle.
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Old 07-19-2017, 10:28 AM   #29
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You might want to make sure the springs are seated properly in the spring pockets. 3" drop springs can become loose and sloppy when your truck is jacked up and then not properly seated when jacked back down.
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