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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-14-2010, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
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silly lift question

o.k so i look under the truck gonna do a torsion lift and hmmmmmmm .. one bolt has quit a few more threads than the other.. according to my measuring tape front end is level either side measuring from wheel to bottom of wheel well.. only want to bring it up 1'' 1/2 or so as to not get the cv angles messed..what could be going on with that.. Thanks
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-19-2010, 06:29 PM Thread Starter
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anybody any ideas..
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2010, 05:48 AM
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I think they're adjusted to whatever it takes to make the front end even. If you think about it, the vehicle's weight is never going to be perfectly balanced left and right, and also the springs are never going to be perfectly matched. We're not talking about a million dollar formula one car here, where everything is calculated down to the last gram.

If nobody has played around with adjusters, and like you say, it's level and drives straight, then I'd guess it just is what it is. My truck came from the factory like that, too, before I messed with it. (different truck, but you get the idea) It still ended up with more threads on one side, but the main thing is that it's level.

And I think my right leg is about 3/16" longer than the left. Unfortunately, I don't have any adjuster screws for that. I just walk in circles a lot.

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When I had my stock suspension in the torsion bar bolts were the same one in further than the other as well
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-20-2010, 06:28 PM Thread Starter
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thanks for the replies maybe i can get just a little more out of it
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