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Old 03-24-2013, 10:33 PM
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I just installed my kit on Saturday and so far the only 2 issues I see is the panhard bar issue needing adjusted and the shortened sway bar end links that didnt come witht the kit. I like the ride height but the rear is sitting a little lower than the front. I might have to look into doing some helper bags to level it off, maybe 4-6psi. Im glad i read this write up after I did my kit or i may not have did it!!
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I just installed my kit on Saturday and so far the only 2 issues I see is the panhard bar issue needing adjusted and the shortened sway bar end links that didnt come witht the kit. I like the ride height but the rear is sitting a little lower than the front. I might have to look into doing some helper bags to level it off, maybe 4-6psi. Im glad i read this write up after I did my kit or i may not have did it!!
the kit should have the end links you should call them
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I called yesterday and have to email them a copy of the invoice, hope i can find it?UGH!!
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After reading this whole thread, then looking under the rear of my truck, I'm convinced that my Groundforce kit should have come with the relocatation bracket as well. Sitting level with no load my track bar is lower on the passenger side by at least 2", maybe 3". When I hit bumps at highway speed the back of truck bucks left to right as the suspension moves. It's really bad. I have talked to GF, they are suggesting stiffer shocks, and claim their design doesn't need the track bar bracket.. Anyone else having similar issues on the GF kits??
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While I don't have experience with your particular kit. I know that they're all pretty close to the same. I can't believe that it has taken this long before people started complaining or noticing these issues. Enough on that...

McGaughy felt it was necessary to relocate the panhard rod. Now Belltech is singing the same tune. They now manufacture a relocation bracket and are now offering them to folks that bought their kit. Just have to show proof of purchase and they'll send you one. I believe Belltech will also sell you one outright unlike McGaughy. Suspension geometry is suspension geometry. PERIOD.
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I measured mine, over 3.5" out of level on the pan hard bar. I'm going to order a bell tech bracket since ground force doesn't make one.

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They could end up with a lawsuit selling products that are unsafe to drive with. As stiffl as our coil springs are, I'd hate to have that kind of issue also. I'd need a new driver seat if the rear end swapped up on me on the interstate.
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I got my Bell Tech relocator installed today, works great with the Ground Force kit. My track bar is within .5" of being level now, and the axle looks dead center. I have drove it down the highway since, but a quick trip around the neighborhood showed me a bit of handling improvement. I'll update after a highway trip.
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I have a mcgaughys 2/4.5 drop kit and if im doing 75 on the interstate and come across a bridge as soon as I hit that bidge my rear bottoms out. What do I need to do to fix it thanks
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I have a mcgaughys 2/4.5 drop kit and if im doing 75 on the interstate and come across a bridge as soon as I hit that bidge my rear bottoms out. What do I need to do to fix it thanks
I would suggest the same thing that a lot of others have done a purchase some kind of air bag kit to place i the rear coils. Mine bottomed out all the time, after the airbags I have had no issues and it handles better. I used the air lift 1000 kit model # 60824
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