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Leaning to the left?

Discussion in 'Seriously Lowered Explorer - Ranger Suspension Tec' started by okcsport, July 17, 2006.


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    1. racinjason68

      racinjason68 Active Member

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      i would not do the single block to even it out...
       
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    3. 93 x_SPORT

      93 x_SPORT Elite Explorer

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      Why you say? I don't want to do all the work of switching the leaves and have it not work. I would really like to get a new set of stock springs, but haven't been able to find any...
       
    4. racinjason68

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      Seems like the lazy way out. Most just swap spings on sides and it is pretty close. Do what you want, could always just fire up a torch and heat one side too, safe? NO! easy yeah....

      Like I said, I wouldnt do it.

      I have swapped 2 sets and had them work just fine. Many others have too, why you think it is not gonna work for you?
       
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      There have been a couple people who said it didn't work. If I'm going to go to all the effort of tearing it apart, I would rather just throw new springs in. I'm just having a hard time finding a set of new leafs. I did find some for $160 ea. plus $50 shipping. Seams a little steep to me?

      I was just wondering why the one lowering block was a bad idea or why that would not be safe?

      *update* Found new springs locally for $126 ea. Doesn't sound too bad to me.
       
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      I dont believe the geometry would be all that great adding a single block....


      Do as you please.

      I have had it work for me, and I have only owned 6.

      Best way, all new springs, logical way swap sides or buy other used springs.
       
    7. BrianDye

      BrianDye I'll have another...

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      I need to fix my gangsta lean, hopefully my buddies garage is open since it's less than 20 degrees outside. I had wondered about adding ONE block but figured might as well do it right the first time.
       
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      I was able to adjust the tosion bolts in front to get rid of my leaning issue. Probably not the best way to do it, but it worked and it handles fine. I lowered the high side.
       
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      BrianDye I'll have another...

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      I thought about that, but its VERY noticeable in the back, and kinda noticeable in the front, so it seems like if I did that, then the right rear would sit higher.
       
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      I have just replaced my four shock absorbers on dealer, and my Exp 05 LTD came back with this lean to the left side. I don´t think it about spring, because it was ok before taking it to de FU**** dealer.

      Anyone have any idea about what could they have screwed ?

      thks !
       

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