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Old 01-24-2013, 01:39 PM   #1
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1 coil spring sagging

i have a 2.5" ome lift andthe rear left coil is sagging about 1 inch!

and as far as i read i shouldn't be putting coil spacers with a SL; but in my case, should it be ok to put a 1 inch spacer to level it up under that coil only?

i already have the spacer from a previously installed BB

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Old 01-24-2013, 01:56 PM   #2
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here is the 1 inch rear coil spacer


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Old 01-24-2013, 01:57 PM   #3
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Are these brand new springs?
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:05 PM   #4
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Are these brand new springs?
they almost are, i even checked the A/B tags and they are correct.
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:08 PM   #5
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I would try to contact the manufacturer, that much sag with a new spring usually means it has a defect.
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Old 01-25-2013, 03:54 PM   #6
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i will be visiting the shop that installed it, and i'll see what he has to say about this
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Old 01-25-2013, 04:02 PM   #7
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No don't add a spacer. Contact the manufacture to geta new spring. If you add it your alignment will never be right
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:35 AM   #8
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i switched the rear coils and it looks fine for now, although OME springs were installed correctly as per the spring tags.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:57 AM   #9
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OME Rear springs are not the same height when new. The taller spring will go on the passenger side. That may explain why you had the rear left sag due to incorrect install.
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Old 01-29-2013, 07:03 AM   #10
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now the rear one goes on the driver side
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Old 01-29-2013, 07:12 AM   #11
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Much better fix than the spacer idea.
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:22 AM   #12
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I would think the longer spring would go on the driver side to compensate for driving without a pasenger unless I am missing something? New to this so please forgive me if I sound like an idiot here... Lol.
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:17 PM   #13
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i just measured the rear springs for the 1st time and the current length if 9" i think they both sagged an inch coz the stock coil should be 8" (compressed). well i think i have to install those 1 inch spacers now

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