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Suspension lean

Old 12-18-2007, 03:22 PM
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Struts and shocks don't effect how your car sits so I'd rule that out. If you havn't checked out the springs closely lately check them again, it's possible they broke.
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Old 12-18-2007, 04:12 PM
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I've checked them out myself and i've had a buddy of mine check them out. We even swapped the passenger rear ones to the driver's side. But i'm definately going to check the control arms.
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Old 12-18-2007, 05:52 PM
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One thing you can try.
Clock the rear springs to a different position.

You know how the top of the rear coil springs are flat at the top. Obviously, no difference in height, no matter where they are rotated.

The bottom may give you a bit more or a bit less if that last tail of coil spring is at the front of the coil spring pad or at the rear of the pad.
That pig tail end is on a slight angle, making it effectively useless for first half a ring, depending on how it sits on the flat pad.

Not sure if this can give you that 1/2" you are looking for.
It's just a theory. If you can find an 1/8" of an inch with this. Which is almost a 1/4" at the wheel/axle. Add one side, take away from the other. Ok, I'll shut up now.
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Old 12-19-2007, 08:58 AM
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thats some good advice... but i want to make it sit right and not just rig it up so that it looks right...thanks though
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Old 12-19-2007, 11:58 AM
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I'm kind of having the same problem as you are. The rear of my fox sits uneven.The drivers side sits a little lower that the passenger side. I plan on getting some new springs, shocks, struts, isolators, etc....
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