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post #1 of 21 Old 03-10-2013, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
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Installed 2.5 leveling kit, springs now crooked?

ok so i just installed a newtons lift 2.5 inch leveling kit on my 2006 f250... both sides of my truck the springs are crooked? is this normal? or whats wrong...newtons is the billet spacer type that go on the bottom... the springs were marked and are installed in there exact same place........ here are some pictures of whats going on... truck is riding great, or the same as it was and no funny noises...... just the springs look off..... what do yall think?




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Is the second picture compressed?

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yea thats back together wheels on the floor.
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It looks normal on the ground. Sorry I don't know about the uncompressed portion of it.

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Did you get an alignment after installing the pucks?

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Wow I see what your talking about its like the springs not straight....

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No i have not got an alignment yet. its coming soon.... the spring i dunno it just looks off...
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it doesnt have to do with alignment. My buddy had that issue when he did his 6" lift. he said he just spun them a little until it was straight mine arent perfectly straight but you cant tell.

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Mine are the same way. Its because of the radius arms. Put a 4 link on and it will go away. Or an adjustable radius arm (ie.. 3link) from PMF or OUO... its just because the axle surface is no longer square with the frame. U should also look into a set of castor cams to bring your castor back to good specs.

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If you didn't use a adj track bar the axle is also off to one side..

Typical of cheap lifts...equals unsatisfactory results..do it once do it right.
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