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Help quick.. shock question

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Mejarrett9, Jun 4, 2017.

  1. Jun 4, 2017 at 9:51 AM
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    Mejarrett9

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    Just replaced the rear shocks on my tundra to bistein 5100s.... the ride height DROPPED a 3/4 of inch. What explains that?
     
  2. Jun 4, 2017 at 10:01 AM
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    Law323

    Law323 it’s only weird if you make it weird

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    Shocks don't hold up the bed....springs do.
     
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    chphilo

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    Did you do anything to the front end?
     
  4. Jun 4, 2017 at 10:57 AM
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    Did you replace the shocks yourself? If you did, maybe you overtightened the bushings.
     
  5. Jun 4, 2017 at 11:04 AM
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    Shocks don't provide lift. Not sure if you didn't do anything else but replace the shocks.
     
  6. Jun 4, 2017 at 11:17 AM
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    Mejarrett9

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    Nevermind.. they are right where they are supposed to be... just needed to be driven around the neighborhood once to settle
     

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