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Old 10-19-2007
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T BAR Adjust (HELP)

To lift an inch.. 13 mm bolt.. Tighten it while the truck is lifted on a jack?? Possibly a dumb question..
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yeah lift it.
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Quick question about t bar adjustment. If u adjust it 2 inches and the tires get out of alignment, then you decide to lower it back down 2 inches, will the tires go back into alignment, or will the tires still be out of alignment? Im wondering this because I want to bring mine up another inch, and I dont want to pay to get an alignment. So ill see what it looks like, and then I might lower it back down to stock height.
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At least go get it checked....most tire shops wont charge anything to check.
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hey this is a good thread i was wondering the same thing, good info
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anytime you mess with the suspension you at least need to go get it checked, that is why you buy the lifetime alignment if your going to be playing with it. I should have, because the lifetime alignment is the cost of two regular alignments.

I'll be going back for my 3rd next week since I put in new bars, but everytime I say this will be my last haha
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So, I didn't have a floor jack. I just kept tightening the bolts the hard way.. I've got roughly an inch. I can definately tell a difference from the look and the ride. Made my leaf springs squeak too. I'm gonna lift it up tomorrow and see if I can get another inch.
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just make sure you raise the front end soon and get weight off of the tires. If not they can stay at a angle and not adjust cause bad tire wear really fast.
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Could also break the bolts my bro inlaw did that it a pain the the Ars to beck the bolts out when they break have to take everything apart and then you wil have to get it realigned
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ya take the weight off the front end when adjusting the bolts.
and after you finish adjusting them, lower the truck down, back up a few feet then pull forward again and the suspension should settle so you can checy to see if both sides are even
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