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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-25-2010, 06:33 AM Thread Starter
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problems with 2" lift kit Grand Vitara 2.5

I have just bought a 2002 Grand Vitara 5 door 2.5 v6. I had a 2 inch lift kit put in. ( I live in Ecuador so things are different here, and canít get all those good parts) Put new original shocks in front with an extra spring to stiffen, in back had Monrow shocks. When I turn hard,left or right my shocks and spring rub together in the front. My front springs bow out in the center. Seems to handle ok off road but on the main roads at higher speeds below 100 kph when I hit small bumps it seems like the chasse wobbles from left to right almost like its not connected properly. Do I need to put in an extra Stabilizer bar? OR WHAT Help Why and what am I missing.
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Are those spring spacers you are using?

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2" spacers

Yes I have 2" spacers in the front and the 2" in the back.
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using a 2" spacer in the front will result in much more than 2" of lift. This might be causing the springs to bend out when compressed, hence the rub.

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