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Old 07-05-2008
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Torsion bar lift? YES OR NO

Hey just wondering if it is good idea to lift the front of my truck with the torsion bars? Also how much do i do it if yes and do i need a alignment? What does it take to do so? How much do I turn the nuts? thanks everybody!!!
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Always get your alignment checked after messing with the suspension. Measure from the ground to the top of your wheel well, crank both bars the equal amount of turns, measure again. Continue to do this until its at a desirable height. I normally crank it 1/2 turns and check.
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Old 07-05-2008
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take a 13mm to the bolts. Crank em til your happy. Ball joints will wear out faster then before. and search. tons of torsion bar threads.
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Old 07-05-2008
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easier to do with 2 people that way you can crank why they messure
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Old 07-05-2008
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crank it up!
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mine are cranked 2 inches. basically, if you've got' em, crank 'em.
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Old 07-06-2008
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Crank Em!
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Old 07-06-2008
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yea i'm thinkin about crankin mine here real soon...i'm just worried about the ball joints because the truck already has 86000 on her
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