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Old 02-20-2018, 09:30 PM   #1
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Default How to lower just the right rear wheel well?

I am lowered static. Torsions up front and 3" blocks in the rear. Also did the rear hangar re-drill. I can barely fit two fingers between the rear lip and the tire, which is perfect On the passenger side, I can fit 3 and I want to decrease the gap here.

How can this be done? Keeping in mind bags or a c-notch is out of the question. Can I add another 1" block on just one side of the rear axle?
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Old 02-20-2018, 09:54 PM   #2
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Have somebody sit in the driver seat and measure again. They all sit a little lower on the passenger side, even when they were brand new, likely due to the gas tank. Whatever you do to remedy it, stacking blocks is not recommended.
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this is new. LOL. typically the "hardbody lean" is lower on that side. first time i heard it is higher. Verify that the front is even. Adjustments up front has an effect on the rear.
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this is new. LOL. typically the "hardbody lean" is lower on that side. first time i heard it is higher. Verify that the front is even. Adjustments up front has an effect on the rear.
I know, right? I still have not come up with a fix. I did entertain the thought of doing a right hand conversion. That way, when I get behind the wheel, it will level itself out
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Add or remove bed shims. Easy way to straighten it out.
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Add or remove bed shims. Easy way to straighten it out.
I never even thought about that. My bed has been sprayed with Line-X, so the bolt heads are covered. Can I remove shims like this or will I need to cut around the bolt heads to remove the bolts? I have a feeling I will need to.
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I never even thought about that. My bed has been sprayed with Line-X, so the bolt heads are covered. Can I remove shims like this or will I need to cut around the bolt heads to remove the bolts? I have a feeling I will need to.
The bed bolts are only accessible from the bottom. As long as you didn’t have the bottom of the bed sprayed, a spray in bed liner will not affect the bed bolts.

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if you remove shims for the bed, it will make the body line not align with the cab, if that wouldn't bother you you could go that way.

I wonder if a leaf spring from the drivers side could be used on the pass side? Perhaps to offset the weight of a full fuel tank the pass. side leaf spring is made slightly stiffer than the dr. side?
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I only shimmed the back bolts. The bed lined up at the cab, but had a little lean at the back. Just shim the back 2 on the low side.
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Thanks for the info guys
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