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post #1 of 23 Old 03-08-2009, 05:58 PM Thread Starter
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Leveling kit problems!

Ok I just finished installing my leveling kit that i bought off ebay. It is made by maxx-lift. I un bolted the lower end of the sway bar and put the leveling block and ubolts together and couldnt get the sway bar to match up with the hole again. Its off by about an inch...Do i need to get a bigger one? Please help!

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You may have to flip the sway bar brackets from the inside of the frame to the bottom of the frame. Thats what I had to do
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Let us know how it works out. Oh yeah, one more thing:

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2X on flipping the brackets! That ought to work for ya.. I got the same lift on my truck but I had no problems!! But I also didn't take my sway bar loose either

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You need to use a adjustable or reloactable trac bar bracket. I prefer the adjustable trac bar. Otherwise you axle is 5/8 to 3/4" off center.

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You need to use a adjustable or reloactable trac bar bracket. I prefer the adjustable trac bar. Otherwise you axle is 5/8 to 3/4" off center.

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Adjustable trac bar is the best way to go with this.

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You guys are talking about two different things.
The op says swaybar, but it sounds like he means tracbar...

Either way you're covered. If it is the swaybar endlinks, you can flip the mounting brackets. Thats what I did. If it is the tracbar, I have a tracbar relocation bracket on mine and have no problems yet, although an adjustable tracbar is preffered. pricey though IMO

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ok yea i think i goofed, I think i am talking about the track bar, i feel like dink now haha. I will have to take a picture tomorrow and then someone may be able to tell me what i need to do. thanks for all the help guys!

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You need to use a adjustable or reloactable trac bar bracket. I prefer the adjustable trac bar. Otherwise you axle is 5/8 to 3/4" off center.

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Well said, If it is still tough after getting the adjustable trac bar ends, Loosen the upper trac bar bracket, Bolt the trac bar the the upper bracket, Then tighten the bracket back up

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I finally got around to taking pictures...You can see where the bolt is missing. I dont know exactly what this is even called? What can I do to get it back in line? thanks guys!


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