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zimi117 09-10-2011 12:08 PM

bb post install ??
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My zone 2" bb w/ shocks install went well and hassale free for my 98 4.0l. It was my first time really getting to work on a car and enjoyed using the tools. I am really enjoying the ride quality as well but as the suspension settles, I noticed something.

My passenger front coil is slightly rubbing the coil mount/guard. It seems too close for comfort especially with city driving.
I was thinking could I have shifted the bolt when installing new bump stops?
I tried to flex it so I can move the spring and it didn't work (don't have access to the tools).
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Jerry Bransford 09-10-2011 12:12 PM

The taller the suspension height, the more angle difference the coil springs are seated between which can cause a bit of rubbing like is happening with yours. That is caused by the suspension lift causing the axles to rotate very slightly by the control arms pulling lower axle mounts a bit further than they do the upper control arm mounts. I wouldn't worry about it. :)

zimi117 09-10-2011 12:20 PM

It doesn't matter that it happens only on one side?

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