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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-22-2003, 05:12 PM
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body lean

my body seems tilted compaired to the bumper. the driver side is about 1 inch higher than the left side. where could i get new body mounts? how do i know if the engine mounts are bad? the engine does not move when reved.
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-23-2003, 06:49 AM
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Re: body lean

You can swap the body mounts but first make sure that

1 the vehicle hasnt had the frame tweaked.(not really likely)

2 the metal cab mounts or the rest of the body arnt completely rusted away causing the body to sag

Engin mounts wont have any affet on the body. If it squirms a bunch then you need new ones.

If the little rubber bushing guys are what is shot on the body then while you replace em it would be a good time to do a body lift if you ever do do it. Do a search and decide if a body lift is for you or ask away if you have any specific questions. If your underbody is rusted bad and the actual metal mounts are what is shot i would not do a body lift and fixing the metal mounts can be a real PITA since the rest of the underbody is probably shot along with it.
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Re: body lean

I say check all the body mounts and make sure they're not falling apart. If they're all good, maybe the frame is bent. The frame could be bent from previous severe off-road abuse, or a crash.
It could also be that the bumper is bent up, and makes it look like the body is off kilter.
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post #4 of (permalink) Old 10-23-2003, 05:33 PM
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Re: body lean

i think im going to get some new body mounts and a one inch body lift. i have 35s on and a 3 inch body lift with a 2 maybe 4 inch suspension lift. thanks for the info. my custom dash is almost done so ill have a pic of that soon.
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