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Old 03-03-2011, 02:16 PM   #1
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Hey everybody I just got my first wrangler about 6 months ago and have already learned a boat load of stuff from you guys, but I've come across something I need some help with. I noticed that my jeep looked like it it was sitting a little off level and has been riding a little funny. Today I went out and measured and the passenger side of my jeep is sitting 3/4 inch lower then the drivers side. What do you guys think the problem is and how should I fix it?

My wrangler has a 4 inch Skyjacker lift. If you need more info just ask.

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Old 03-03-2011, 02:22 PM   #2
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Most likely the typical Jeep sag in the springs. I'm not sure if Skyjacker builds their springs to help compensate for the problem or not. Basically what happens is the torque from the drivetrain causes the Jeep to torque to the right when you hit the gas to go. Some suspension manufacturers make their right rear spring differently to help compensate so it doesn't develop the Jeep sag. Fixes for this would either be to call Skyjacker and see if you can send you a new spring or you could put a coil spacer in depending on the severity of the sag. I think they make 3/4" spacers. Now in your post you just said right side. Is it the whole right side or isolated to the front or rear?

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Old 03-03-2011, 02:26 PM   #3
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It's the whole right side, front and back. I figured it was spring sag but I wanted to get all your opinions before I did anything
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Old 03-03-2011, 02:44 PM   #4
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Good stuff to know^^im looking at lifts now.. Another sag-related question: I just came in from lunch and parked on a pile o snow.. My truck is way tilted to he passenger side my suspension is flexed all the way.. Will this cause any issues being in this position for a few hours?
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Old 03-03-2011, 03:41 PM   #5
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If you did it repeatedly maybe. It's more from constant torquing on the spring from stop and go. Now given a long enough period of sitting in that flexed position yeah you could end up weakening the spring but it would take awhile. I guess if you wanted to get right down to it, it all depends on how the spring was manufactured.
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Old 03-03-2011, 06:19 PM   #6
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Could be a leaky shock...or maybe a broken sway bar link...idk just some ideas to look into.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:17 PM   #7
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Shocks and swaybar links do not support the vehicle in any way. The only thing that supports a vehicle is the springs.
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Old 03-03-2011, 07:32 PM   #8
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Never mind...one of my links was a little busted up and too short...thats why it was sitting a little funny.

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