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Old 02-19-2012, 12:55 PM   #15
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Looks like I called it.
Hahaha. Yeah, you sure did! I never really noticed how much my street slopes downward toward my driver's side. The combination of the loaded driver side and unloaded passenger side is what made such a huge difference.

So for anyone else that has this problem and sees this, make sure you are on FLAT, LEVEL GROUND before measuring. It doesn't take much to load the suspension, it seems...
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Old 02-19-2012, 02:37 PM   #16
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Hahaha. Yeah, you sure did! I never really noticed how much my street slopes downward toward my driver's side. The combination of the loaded driver side and unloaded passenger side is what made such a huge difference.

So for anyone else that has this problem and sees this, make sure you are on FLAT, LEVEL GROUND before measuring. It doesn't take much to load the suspension, it seems...
Absolutely!!! I also learned the hard way. My garage floor drove me crazy while trying to get good measurements.

It is essential to measure off of a smooth and level surface to get consistent and accurate measurements.
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Old 02-20-2012, 08:43 AM   #17
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Sorry I am so late to the party! Glad to hear you got it figured out. As I was reading the thread I was beginning to wonder if you got one 1" front spring on accident. We do all of our measurements on our lift. Even if the ground seems level, it doesn't take much to screw up your measurements (as you discovered). Another thing that effects it is if the wheels are not absolutely straight. With roughly 6.5 degrees of caster stock, any turning of the wheel will effect ride height side-to-side.
Make sure you post some pics of the car, I love the split drop stance.

Thanks SUX2BU for helping out!
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Old 02-20-2012, 09:18 AM   #18
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Just got back from the shop. Everything is seated correctly and the springs are the same model. I timed the bushings then measured on the drive-on lift and got 29" for the rears and 28 1/2" for both of the fronts. Perfect! So I drive home and park just like I did last night. 28 3/4" passenger front and 28 1/4" driver front... I measured the rears and the passenger side was about 1/4" higher than the driver side so it must be where I park that's loading the driver side suspension since everything was perfect on a level lift. So I guess I was freaking out over nothing.

That being said, I LOVE the way this looks with the Split Drop! I'll get some pics as soon as I have time to give her a bath. Alignment tomorrow then I'll be set. Thanks for the help!
Hey it happens to us all. We are just glad you are happy with the springs and got everything figured out. If there is ever anything else we can do for you let us know.
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Old 09-02-2012, 10:59 PM   #19
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:27 PM   #20
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Awesome!! When you get the springs installed post some pictures up of the car so we can check the new stance it is going to have.
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