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messed up lift

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by rrh_2, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. Jun 9, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    rrh_2

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    had my 6'' procomp lift installed today and im positive they did it wrong!!!the installer told me that i didnt need the coil spring spacer or the spring isolator because i had aftermarket pro comp shocks but im pretty sure he was wrong this is what it looks like let me know what yall think.
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  2. Jun 9, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    front looks low..looks like a 3in lift kinda
     
  3. Jun 9, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    I know it looks bigger in person but it pisses me off
     
  4. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:29 PM
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    that definetly doesn't look right, and the minute any shop told me " you don't need a coil spacer" or anything that came with the kit. i would be taking my truck to another shop. I hope you get that resolved fast with no problems.
     
  5. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:32 PM
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    Do the aftermarket shocks add lift up front like the 5100s do at different settings?
     
  6. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    something looks off...
     
  7. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    take it back and tell them to put the damn spacer on...they're just too lazy to use a spring compressor :rolleyes:
     
  8. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    I'm tempted to not even take it back there and just rent the spring compresser at autozone and fix it myself.. I'm so pissed at that place right now it's prolly not a good idea that I go back there
     
  9. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    No I just added the procomp shocks when I bought my truck cause the oem ones seemed shot
     
  10. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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    Okay just making sure. From the pics it looks like either the LCAs are in line with the bracket or they are slightly going upwards. I'm pretty sure the LCAs should be in line with the bracket or slightly going downwards. I'm not completely familiar with the procomp lifts though.
     
  11. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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    Get in touch with pro comp and explain to them and get some tech support from them to tell the shop.
     
  12. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:45 PM
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    That definitely looks incorrect. I read your other post on the SA thread... I have never heard a single positive thing about off road ready. I would take it back and demand they do it right. If spacers came with, and were called for in the kit, then I doubt ProComp would have put them in there. I'm sure like all other reputable name brand lift companies, ProComp has spent 10s of thousands in engineering their products. Don't let some dumbfuck half-ass wannabee mechanic tell you otherwise. Shit, have the piece of crap amateur wrench-head get on the phone with a Pro Comp tech while you are there...better yet, make the call yourself in front of him. You and I both know there are only about 5 certified mechanics in SA, let alone suspension experts/pros... The rest are weekend warriors who think they are mechanics. Good luck!
     
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    what size tires r those? either way, it doesnt look right. Ur axles should be angled down, not up
     
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    285/65/18.... I should of never takin my truck there just thinking about this makes me sick to my stomach
     
  15. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    Tell the guy to fuckin put that shit on! The guy messed up, and he knows it.
     
  16. Jun 9, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    Hate to sound dumb but what do u mean the alignment cams are upside down
     
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    Sorry OP. It's hard to find people that take pride in their work anymore. I know this guy in SA that has done a couple leveling kits for me (2004 F150 4x4, and my 2010 Wrangler). Does good honest work for reasonable rates at his home--he'll let you watch and explain things as he's going. He's got his own hydraulic body lift in his backyard--pretty awesome. His names Michael and he can be reached at (210) 449-7980. He has an ad on craigslist. I'm sure he'd be fare. Love to help you myself but I'm headed for my third back surgery in a couple weeks. PM me if you want more details.
     
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    Beat me to it lol
     
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