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Help! My truck is leaning bad

I Have a 2011 F250 cc/sb 6.7l

With 8 inches and 36x15.50 mtz's

and for some reason the truck is leaning down on the driver side
almost 2 inches from measurement of tire to fender. even the driver side shock is depressed lower than the passenger side and to be honest I'm completely stumped i have no clue what it is I've check all the springs etc etc taking multiple measurements and its not the fuel tank causing it.

Any insight would greatly be appreciated because as of now im stuck
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maybe have your wife or girlfriend slide over to the passenger side of the truck?
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maybe have your wife or girlfriend slide over to the passenger side of the truck?
hahahahahahaha!
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i am having the same problem with a 6 inch on 37s except its only 7/8''
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My dad just bought a '13 ccsb 4x4. It has 175 miles on it and sits 1" lower on the front drivers side and 1/2" lower on the rear drivers side. Brand new truck. It looks way worse than that if u look at it from the rear. That's why I pulled a tape on it. Urs might have started out like his and the lift just made it worse. Don't know the cause or the solution. Just thought I would tell about his. Haha


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My dad just bought a '13 ccsb 4x4. It has 175 miles on it and sits 1" lower on the front drivers side and 1/2" lower on the rear drivers side. Brand new truck. It looks way worse than that if u look at it from the rear. That's why I pulled a tape on it. Urs might have started out like his and the lift just made it worse. Don't know the cause or the solution. Just thought I would tell about his. Haha


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^^^Exactly^^^

I deal with customers all the time that have issues with their trucks being low on the drivers side after installing a lift. In most cases the truck sat low before the kit as there is a lot more weight on the drivers side and they just never noticed it.

Fuel Tank
Fuel
DEF Tank
DEF
Steering column
Steering gear
Etc........

I recently measured every brand new F250/F350 at my local dealer and they were all a minimum of 1/2" low and up to 1" low on the drivers side.



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So would it b safe to say that he could just put a 1/2" bottom spacer on the drivers side to rid it of that problem if someone wanted to or it was bugging them that bad.


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So would it b safe to say that he could just put a 1/2" bottom spacer on the drivers side to rid it of that problem if someone wanted to or it was bugging them that bad.


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Yeah,
That would take care of the front. You would also need to do something with the rear in the form of a taller block on one side.

Ironically, I saw a part in the Ford dealer system for a 1" block kit for guys that complain about the factory lean.



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I remember that the ford lift kits would come with one longer spring for some time. It was to compensate for this. Maybe the suspension manufactures don't do this anymore.
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