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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-28-2001, 04:05 AM Thread Starter
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Leveling rear to front ??

I've recently installed a S/R and want to level the front to rear. It sits tail low and could use another inch to level it. I have stock rearched springs all around. Any ideas?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 07-28-2001, 05:40 AM
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Re: Leveling rear to front ??

Mine does the same thing. Figured I'd just make a spacer and use it as a lift block.

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Re: Leveling rear to front ??

How long are your rear shackles?? If they are stock just make some 2" longer for a 1" lift. I imagine those rearched springs will have a short life.

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Re: Leveling rear to front ??

Crow, When I got my S/R the guy I bought it from had the 3" rear shackles. Mine sits pretty level with the 3" ers and stock springs.[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img] Jim

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post #5 of (permalink) Old 07-28-2001, 10:41 AM
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Re: Leveling rear to front ??

Odd, with my Calmini s/r my Zuki was still an inch shorter in the FRONT, so I added body bushings to bring the front up to level.

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Re: Leveling rear to front ??

mine sat low in the back after the csc yj s/r. i used some taller toyota shackles and 2" lift blocks.

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Re: Leveling rear to front ??

With the CSC kit, you're likely to sit low in back, especially if you use 5-pack springs up front and 4-pack springs in back. I used 5-packs at all 4 corners, which helps level it out, but any significant weight in back brings the rear down again despite my long rear shackles. But my Samurai is a hardtop, with a heavy rear bumper, tire carrier, gas can, hi-lift, and oftentimes passengers in back.

But it sounds like you have the Calmini or Warrior shackle reversal kit, in which case some longer shackles in back would probably help out. You could go with some slightly taller springs in back too. I wouldn't recommend a set of Add-A-Leafs though, because they'll make your ride terrible and severely limit your articulation.

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