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Old 09-13-2012, 09:04 PM   #1
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Weird spring angle?

I recently installed a RK 3.5 X factor. Runs beautiful and flex's like Macho Man (r.i.p). I was working on some stuff today and noticed the springs are really off looking. Are they supposed to be like this? Is this safe? The arms were measured to the length specified by RK. Any help would be awesome!

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The springs almost look like an S. almost like the axel isn't pushed back far enough

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Old 09-13-2012, 09:28 PM   #2
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That sounds a little off to me.

My 3" kit makes my rear springs sit a little funny on the perch, but they are pretty straight. When you installed the lift, did you make sure your driveshaft and pinion were lined up (same angle)?

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Old 09-13-2012, 09:36 PM   #3
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Your rears are funny right? Common, get the coil spring wedges. It will correct it. Happens with the installation of the rear control arms. As the axle rotates the springs do as well.

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Old 09-13-2012, 10:58 PM   #4
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Your rears are funny right? Common, get the coil spring wedges. It will correct it. Happens with the installation of the rear control arms. As the axle rotates the springs do as well.

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Those came with the kit. I put them on like they said to.
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Old 09-13-2012, 11:22 PM   #5
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Those came with the kit. I put them on like they said to.
Did you put them on backwards? Not being funny, serious question and a common mistake. They shouldn't be bowed still. What length did you set your arms at?

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Old 09-13-2012, 11:24 PM   #6
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Lol. I read the instructions. Put them in, and dbl checked. The thick part of the spacer faces the rear of the jeep. I measured all the arms to what RK said to.
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Post up a pic. If you were in the Phoenix area I would go take a look at it...lol

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A picture will help.
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Old 09-13-2012, 11:45 PM   #9
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Are your axles centered properly?
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Old 09-14-2012, 12:22 AM   #10
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It wont let me post a pic. Keeps saying the size is too big. But i haven't changed anything with my phone camera. Wtf?!

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