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Old 09-23-2009, 12:04 PM
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Question OBS lift installed. disappointed.

Me and my dad have been working non-stop on this leveling kit for the past 2 days, and finally got it all together last night.

Nothing crazy, just a set of 2" springs up front with 2" pivot drop brackets, and F-350 blocks in the rear.

Well, we installed just the leafs and blocks monday, and the front sat exactly 2" higher than it did before. But of course, without the drop brackets for the TTB suspension it was way out of alignment.

Got the brackets on last night after alot of cussing, throwing stuff, etc. and it dropped a whole inch. Now its only sitting an inch higher than it did before. wtf?

could it be in the camber adjustment on the drop brackets? That extra inch up front really made all the difference,now it just looks goofy

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it looks to me like the brackets droped it too far. the center section looks lower than it should
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ok iv got a 76 chevy on a 14 or 16 inch lift all done buy me. and everytime i lifted my truck higher my alignment got jacked up i think you should take those brackets off and see if you can play with your alignment that way. but if that dosent work id just throw a add a leaf in the front spring and call it good
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it looks to me like the brackets droped it too far. the center section looks lower than it should
you're right, it does. maybe I should pick up another leaf?
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where did you get the drop brackets from?

Id say you may want to add another leaf
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where did you get the drop brackets from?

Id say you may want to add another leaf
Top Gun Customz. they are Tuff Country brand, and so are the springs.
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And its the 2" drop bracket not a 2.5" correct? Just asking cause I hadnt seen one smaller than the 2.5" one tuff country makes for my lift and I added 5 leafs on each side on the front
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And its the 2" drop bracket not a 2.5" correct? Just asking cause I hadnt seen one smaller than the 2.5" one tuff country makes for my lift and I added 5 leafs on each side on the front
come to think of it, it IS the 2.5" brackets

I remember reading this on the papers.

hmm, I told TGC I wanted the 2" brackets. Wonder if they'll halp me out here any with a bigger spring, cause there's absolutely no way I'm taking those brackets back off
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Matt, did you put a whole new leaf pack under the front of yours?
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come to think of it, it IS the 2.5" brackets

I remember reading this on the papers.

hmm, I told TGC I wanted the 2" brackets. Wonder if they'll halp me out here any with a bigger spring, cause there's absolutely no way I'm taking those brackets back off
yeah they are a real pain, I thought those might have been the 2.5" cuase I havent seen a 2" drop bracket since thats normally just a leveling kit so you wouldnt need the brackets.

They are definitely coming down too low for the amount of leafs you have, you can see the sag from the pictures, Id talk to them and try to get the leafs for the 2.5" kit, it also comes with one add aleaf for each side on the rear
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