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Old 03-23-2009, 05:30 PM   #1
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Car sits lower on one side after new spring installation.

ok so i installed some eibach pros with racecraft springs.

and my left rear sits lower than my right rear.
i have about half a tank in gas.


what is the weight distribution L/R.

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Old 03-23-2009, 07:32 PM   #2
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is your car a rebuild? My old zx3 had the same problem because it was a rebuild and the frame wasnt straight
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yeah it had gotten the left quarter panel smashed in.
but the left side sits lower than the right.

even on the front

i will just add more weight to the right side.

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are all the springs seated correctly? when you put them in, you got to turn them till they basically lock in to the groove.
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MOVED to "Wheels, Tires, Brakes & Suspension".

How long have the new springs been in the car?
I take it, you didn't have this problem before with the stock springs/dampers?
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Mine is the same way. Every sedan I've seen lowered without coilovers is like that.
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How much lower? 0-around 3/8" in some cases is normal. Anything more and you might have a problem. The spring insulators that go over the tops of the rear springs. Are you sure those are installed in the correct relation to the cups the seat in? Also, I noticed when I did my SVT springs the rear control arms liked to collect dirt and rocks in where the spring sits. Had to blow it all out with compressed air and there was a lot of it. Your springs sittin happy on a pile of dirt by chance?
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