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Old 04-06-2011, 09:40 AM
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Question Rear of truck not level???

Looking at the truck the other day and something seemed off. So I grabbed the tape measure and measured from the ground to the bottom of the wheel wells on the back of my truck. The drivers side is sitting about an inch lower than the passenger side. What gives????
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Any chance you weren't on level ground?
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Its a little more accurate to measure from the center of the axle to the wheel well
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stang is right!!! first get an accurate measurement if you are still off kelter and you havent been rompin around and twisted your frame i would check out your leaf spring shackel it will be on each end of your leaf spring connecting the leaf to your frame make sure it isnt broken
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Did you look and see if one sides tires have more air than the other. Not trying to insult your intelligence here but my wife's suv looked like this the other day and I checked the tires and the passenger side had about 15 psi less than the drivers side once the tires were inflated her vehicle looked level again.
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Could have a blown shock too. Not likely with your truck only being 3 years old but that was the culprit in my case.
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That is completely normal. The older they get the more they lean to the drivers side. Its just a natural result of having more weight on the left typically than the right. Most people don't even notice but I do.
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not to mention the gas tank is on that side too.
I fo u ND this answer on a different thread, makes sense that a load if fuel would sag rear to that side an 1" or 2"
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not to mention the gas tank is on that side too.
I fo u ND this answer on a different thread, makes sense that a load if fuel would sag rear to that side an 1" or 2"
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Could have a blown shock too. Not likely with your truck only being 3 years old but that was the culprit in my case.
Shocks don't set ride height. Springs set ride height.
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