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5 lug is done. help with deciding on springs, and ride height woes.

5 lugs done. still need to grease some stuff up and bleed the brakes some more. but it passed inspection. dude said i needed a right front tie rod, so i got both front ones made by moog and am gonna have my shop do them when i take it to be aligned monday. still need to get it sitting right, still high in the back right. the setup is c springs all around with no isos in the rear, the back passenger side sits 3/4 an inch too high, im gonna play around with them and stuff before calling it a twisted chassis. when i get a 4 wheel alignment done will they be able to tell me how the body and stuff looks, measurement wise? what springs would you recomend? i have tokico blues all the way around, caster camber plates, full length sfc's.

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thanks for the help guys.


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You need to be on a level surface. I doubt the lawn meets that requirement.

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on a level surface its a half inch higher in the back right. im not that dumb.. those are just pics in the grass. on a level surface its high on the passenger side.

what springs do you recommend

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Don't know if anyone suggest it already, but, what about putting an iso in the left rear to try to level it off?
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I could be wrong and due to the grass position probably am, but F/DS looks lower than F/PS. R/PS looks about right for stock C springs whereas R/DS looks low. Did you check spring position like discussed before?
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yeah ive clocked the fronts and there pretty darn close. usually like a 1/8th of an inch, and the rears ive tried clocking around but nothin seems to work. id like to avoid using an iso on one side if possible.

what springs do you recommend? i was thinking h&r supersports. im gonna call maximum motorsports tomorrow too.

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I have the same setup... FMS C springs with Tokico blues. The ride is much too stiff for me and the front is too low for me.

I have MM adjustable rear arms, so ride height is not an issue for me.

But i'm wondering if there is an H&R spring that would work nicely with the tokico blues

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im calling them tomorrow ill let you know what they say

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