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add-a-leaf problem-o

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by xgalvanxgx, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:34 PM
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    xgalvanxgx

    xgalvanxgx [OP] seymour butts

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    [​IMG]

    anyone got an easy fix for this? thanks :thumbsup:
     
  2. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:35 PM
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    loosen u bolts, whack AAL with rubber mallet, tighten/torque u bolts.
     
  3. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:39 PM
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    xgalvanxgx

    xgalvanxgx [OP] seymour butts

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    would this ruin my alignment at all?
     
  4. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:42 PM
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    Nope
     
  5. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:49 PM
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    2" lift AAL and Bilstiens-front-rear,front diff drop. main drive drop
    How did that happen?
    Is something bent?
    Whack it--Not familiar w/2009--the 2003 AAL is TIGHT.
     
  6. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:50 PM
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  7. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:52 PM
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    xgalvanxgx

    xgalvanxgx [OP] seymour butts

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    not sure really. maybe in the process of installation..
     
  8. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:53 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    ^^^^

    these

    you can either loosen the u bolts, or you can find a place to flex that side out

    then pound that mofo back in with a rubber mallet.

    Ask me how I know
    [​IMG]

    happened to me a bunch of times when I still ran an AAL
     
  9. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:54 PM
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    xgalvanxgx

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    haha wow. yeah ill try flexing. sounds more fun. :cool:
     
  10. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:55 PM
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    Old Man Doug make spring retainer clips out of a couple bolts and some flat stock. If this is a concern, you can always make one of those. I went with the 3-leaf AAL, comes with it's own spring retainer :D
     
  11. Jan 30, 2013 at 2:59 PM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    mine would slide out every time I went wheeling, even if I tightened the u-bolts. probably could have used a retainer

    but it broke in half anyways haha
     
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