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LR UCA hits springs, what about other brands?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Zac808, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. evanmb31

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    Wow. The big top bolt on the balljoint, is it slid all the way back towards the truck?
     
  2. Zac808

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    Thats weird, mine doesn't touch on either side. 1/4 shim on driver side.
     
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    The Traveler REBELTACO

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    Bent spindle?
     
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    To much down travel.

    Get some limit straps before you blow them up.
     
  7. steezinstangl

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    yeah this is crazy, something is wrong. i have 885's and billy's set at 0 and LR uca's and they come nowhere near my coils at full extension! like someone said up there try messing with your lower arm because it could be loaded.
     
  8. colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    as a temporary solution (if possible with your setup), rotate the coil 1/2 turn, and it won't hit anymore. that will save your boot while you figure out why you had contact to begin with.
     
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    I bet your CV's also hit your LCA shock mount when fully drooped and fully locked :cool:
     
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    I've never understood why people do this? when the coil is still going to have the same width and same performance either way its turned?
     
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    simple

    in one area is coil

    turn it and it is a gap
     
  12. steezinstangl

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    look at the back of your coil, it's just like that. same thing either way it's turned. the gap doesn't go away it goes the the unseen side of the coil.
     
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    The gap will move up or down depnding on which way you spin the coil
     
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    hmm, interesting. didn't know that lol
     
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    may need 2 bags of popcorn for this thread...
     
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