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Rear suspension problem

Finally bought my leveling kit and went to measure the rear end to see how much lift I wanted to add for some reason the driver rear is an inch and half lower than passenger. Anyone else have this issue

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sometimes u just have to drive it a day or two to let it settle back down to it's new baseline height.

btw, my lift was off from one side to the next, front vs rear as well and now it's only off by 1/4 of an inch at most. before it used to be at most 1.75" difference
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Hope all that have experienced this will chime in. I have a buddy thats got the same problem and don't know what to do to fix it.



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Almost all Super Duties sit 1/2" to 1" low on the drivers side right of the dealership lot. Most guys never notice until they start measuring stuff after the install suspension mods. My stock 2011 sits 1 inch low on the drivers side and to help a customer believe me after he lifted his truck I measured every 2013 on the Ford lot by our shop. the closest to level was one truck that was only 1/2" low on the drivers side but remember this is with nearly zero fuel in the tank. Add another 200 pounds of fuel to the tank on the drivers side and you will see it drop another 1/4"+.



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The front is exactly the same just the rear I have a 50 gal Titan Tank with 1/4 tank now and the driver is still 1 1/2in off seems like a lot. I have air bags but all the air is out

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The front is exactly the same just the rear I have a 50 gal Titan Tank with 1/4 tank now and the driver is still 1 1/2in off seems like a lot. I have air bags but all the air is out
That is a lot,,,,something is a little off there. I have airbags too, I keep them on 0 psi. when not towing {even though you are not suppose too} because the ride is much smoother. Mine is only 1/2" off down on driver side like yours. Never really noticed it before but now that I know it, it seems like I notice it all the time now and starting to aggravate me
I'm a little perfectionist when it comes to my truck



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Same here, drives me nuts! Didn't notice until I was measuring after my leveling kit and rear blocks were installed. I see it no matter what now and think it looks horrible yet everyone else thinks I'm crazy and doesn't notice it!

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the steering colum the fuel tank and you sit on the driver side while driving thats a lot of extra weight on the driver side.


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^ that's what my mechanic said as well that there's a lot more weight on the drivers side

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No obvious issues drives me nets any ideas

2004 6.0 6spd,475hp southbend clutch,sct livewire custom tunes done by brians truck shop,5in straight, leveling kit ,egr delete,traction bars,arp studs. (Sold)

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