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Old November 5th 2006, 22:58
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Drivers side lower than passenger...Nee fix!

So...how do I fix this problem?
Anyone had this issue?
CAr has all new suspension., but the whole left side (driver's side) is about 1-1-1/2" lower than the passenger side.
Suggestions please. Also..car is lowered.
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Old November 10th 2006, 10:48
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Did you re-use some old torsion bars?
Old left side sags. It's just a thing.
You have to reindex the torsions to make up for the difference.
Because it's getting weaker, It won't be long and you'll have to do it again.
Set up the trosions with the left one 4.5 degrees lower than the right.
5 notches at .9 degrees per notch.
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Old November 10th 2006, 18:53
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The first thing you need to do is remeasure your car. This time measure from the pan to the ground, not anywhere on any fender. Repro fenders are WAAAAAAY off.
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Old January 31st 2007, 00:28
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ok

So I looked under the front end and you can see a visible difference on the swaybar. It literaly angles from right(passenger) to 1" lower on the left(driver)
Swaybar is fine. The car was in a wreck and you can even see that the wheel on the drivers side is slightly closer to the front of the fender than the right.

The back is the same thing, but is just lower (almost an inch) than the right side.

Would it be a fix to replace the bars in ther rear with new ones or will it do the same thing? Could I get the body/chassis straightened? pulled?

All the suspension is brand new.(in front)
In the rear....only the shocks are new.
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Old January 31st 2007, 09:43
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I had an old '77 Sun Bug that was wrecked before I bought it. The front beam was bent. If it's not a Super, check your beam & see if replacing it will cure your front end problem. Hopefully your frame head isn't tweaked. In the rear you'll need to re-index the torsion bars. While you're at it, get some bigger ones from Sway-A-Way and all the poly bushings. You won't believe the difference.
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