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post #1 of 13 Old 01-07-2012, 09:52 AM Thread Starter
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Lower on passenger side

I put a 2.5" Teraflex spring kit on a few months ago. Ever since then I've sit lower on the right (passenger) side by maybe .5".

Does anybody else have this? I'm thinking of adding a .5" spacer just on the passenger side to maybe level it out.

And yes, the springs seem to be all sitting properly in their "groove", etc.
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That is the characteristic Jeep lean. Lots of Jeeps do that with / with out lifts.

My Jeep from factory had the lean.

That being said, I also have the Tereflex 2.5" coil lift with their shocks. I too have the lean. It is not just the TF lift that does this.

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I guess it just wasn't as noticeable when it was stock, or it wasn't there b/c of the stock springs.

Either way I'm going to level it out.

I just wonder do I put .5" spacer on the front and back passenger, just front, etc. Makes sense that I would do both front and back on that side, right?
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Hello

Hey did you check, springs are equal? may be there's some problem.


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I thought about leveling mine as well. If I do it, I will add a spacer to both the front and rear.


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Hey did you check, springs are equal? may be there's some problem.
When I installed my lift I did check. The rear springs were the same and the fronts were the same.

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Do you have a full tank of gas? Does it still lean when you are on or close to empty?

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Do you have a full tank of gas? Does it still lean when you are on or close to empty?
For me, the lean is always present, but yes, much more noticeable with a full tank of gas. I am used to it now so probably won't do anything about it.

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Switch your springs. They make one side a lil longer to compensate for the gas tank. Switch em' and you should be good to go!

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Welcome to the JK Lean! TF uses a 1/2 spacer on the upper spring seats, plus the factory spring isolator which is about 1/2" by itself. So, you can try just removing the isolator on the left side, or add 1/2 of spacer to the right rear upper spring seat by swapping out the 1/2 one for a 1". Done.

Moving springs side to side didn't work for me, in fact it made it worse by about 1/8".
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Adjustable sway bar end links can be turned out a little more on the low side to balance things out.

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Yeah, mine is there all the time, regardless of gas level.

My TF springs were the same size, and had the same part number before installation. I would think if they were different they would have said "use XXX on the left, YYY on the right."

I think I may get 4 spacers, 1" for the right and .5" for the left

I had heard that the sway bar links could fix it, but somehow the spacers seem more like the way to go.

I guess I need to determine if I had another .5" on the left and 1" on the right, if I have to worry about anything else (brake lines, etc)
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Just put a LoD bumper and tire carrier on and the lean looks a bit more noticeable. I have a 2 1/2 lift, but was thinking maybe going to 3" springs anyway so a 1/2 spacer on the passenger side would take care of it.

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Just put a LoD bumper and tire carrier on and the lean looks a bit more noticeable. I have a 2 1/2 lift, but was thinking maybe going to 3" springs anyway so a 1/2 spacer on the passenger side would take care of it.
I got my spacers but am going to wait a bit to put them in. I think if anything it's more of an annoyance than anything else. I don't think it impacts the drivability, etc.

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