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Old 01-28-2010, 06:51 AM   #1
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My jeep doesn't look level

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I have 04 Wrangler X 4. ,IT doesn't look level ,one side lower than the other about 1/2" .Are there some parts do i need to replace please help ,thank you very much

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Old 01-28-2010, 08:41 AM   #2
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First things first.

Check air pressure in all tires...equalize it.

then measure distance between center of wheel and fender. (in theory once tires are all equal you could measure from top of tire to fender.) - this is also assuming your body work is straight.

see how far off it is.

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Old 01-28-2010, 08:44 AM   #3
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Also, make sure you are parked on a FLAT area.
If one of the tires is a little lower (or higher) than the rest, due to a slight dip (or bump) in the ground, it could make things look uneven.
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Old 01-28-2010, 09:00 AM   #4
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I checked pressure of all tires are same .The distance between center wheel to fender of passenger side lower 1/2" than driver side
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Old 01-28-2010, 09:05 AM   #5
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Maybe a bad Shock or a broke spring
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ok replace the shocks first ,if it's still then change the spring
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Old 01-28-2010, 09:27 AM   #7
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ballast it with your weight in drivers seat, remeasure (just to make sure.)

I will say that in theory, shocks are not supposed to hold the weight of the vehicle. so if anything it bad, its either a mount issue, or a spring issue. the shock shouldn't effect ride height.
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yes with some weight in drivers seat, measure are same
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yes with some weight in drivers seat, measure are same
Personally I'd look into getting a modest lift kit...it'll likely run about the same as OEM parts. (they generally come in sets of 2.)

or you could drop 5 psi out of the drivers side tires.
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Old 01-28-2010, 09:46 AM   #10
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Sounds like spring sag on the passenger side.
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The cheapest fix though not really recommended for an old spring set are spring spacers. You would normally get this for a new suspension lift that doesn't fit level or after a year or two when one or more springs settle faster than the rest.

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Old 01-28-2010, 10:55 AM   #12
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So the problem is the spring on passenger side. Is there links about spring replacement? thank you very much your all
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Old 01-28-2010, 11:14 AM   #13
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I've got the same thing . . . I think it's from keeping my tool box in the back on the passenger side . . . I'm not too worried about it though.
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Passenger side is 1/2" lower than driver's side? Do you like fat girls?
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Wranglers put a lot of force on the right rear spring during acceleration. There are a lot of them going down the road with a slight tilt. Usually it is on Jeeps a little older than yours. You can do like suggested above and get a spacer to level the right side or swap in another spring.
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I noticed last night, mine is the same way. I actually measured the springs as well, and sure enough the passenger side, front spring is about 1/2" shorter (or more compressed) than driver side. Rear had a small difference, but it was pretty negligible, maybe 1/8" high on driver side.

Planning to upgrade my lift in the relatively near future anyway though, so not too worried about it.

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