Rear Stance Not Level

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering, Brake & Wheel Topics' started by Rayden2009, Aug 9, 2020.

  1. Rayden2009

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    I didn't realize but one is the new spring, one is old. I took the pic during the transition - I dont have a good pic both new. Good eye - I guess i need to get under there and take better pics.
     
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    You could put a 1/2" lowering block under the high side but that will probably screw with the front end alignment.
     
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    Have the 1/4 panel changed ?... could be a bad alignment with the inner wheel well doing it
     
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    the ONLY one's I have seen that sit level and tight....are ones that have been "adjusted" via hangers, drop blocks, leaf tweek, front spring tweek
    Refered to as the "detroit lean"

    A better indication of whats going on would be a set of scales....4 corner weight would indicated more about where the issue is than a tapemeasure.
     
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    Also NOTED:...I have not seen springs with a band around the REAR portion of the spring pack??? Only ever seen them on the front side?
     
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    Had to check mine, could've sworn the stock ones only had it up front but my replacements have it front and back, does it change anything?

    I like to tell myself I'm not OCD but I had to check the stance on my car after reading this.
    Not sure where I went wrong or if I should even change it but my 78 sits a 1/2" higher on the driver's side, but that's with new stock height springs, poly bushings, qa1 shocks, 2 inch longer shackles, longer sway bar links and an axle out of a 3rd gen I spent a day quadruple checking the measurements on
     
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    Drivers side usually is 1/2” higher in the rear without a driver in the seat.
     
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    Now I'm even more concerned. Im going to take some better pics tonight.
     

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