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Make sure you jack the front wheels off the ground!!
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Did you have to lift down the truck every shot you want to measuring how the front is lifted???
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Did you have to lift down the truck every shot you want to measuring how the front is lifted???
LOL..yeah so you can measure from ground to bottom of fender well. Also after you adjust drive it down the road. it will settle a bit, then recheck it.
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Did you lift the front of the truck with a jack because it make easier to turn the bolt.It that the only reason???
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Did you lift the front of the truck with a jack because it make easier to turn the bolt.It that the only reason???
Yes i did. some say do some say don't. but im mr.safety so i did....lol!!
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Does it change something when you drive the truck??I don't know..... but I'm thinking it makes the truck tighter???
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Does it change something when you drive the truck??I don't know..... but I'm thinking it makes the truck tighter???

LOL!! just do it!! If you dont like it just remember the amount of turns you did and reverse it. I like mine but its a VERY opionated thing.
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Did you lift the front of the truck with a jack because it make easier to turn the bolt.It that the only reason???
im no expert but from what ive heard its the proper way to do it.. you jack it up to release the tension on your suspension, so you can properly adjust it. im sure someone has a better explanation for you
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okay prob a dumb question, can i use ramp stands do to this or be better if i use the bottle and jack stands?
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Need a jack & jack stands the ramps wont allow the tires to drop. They need to be suspended in the air.
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so if you do this and you crank both bolts the same amount of turns, say 3... and when you measure it the pass side is higher should you adjust the drivers side so that they measure the same and one bolt has more turns or do you leave it the same number of turns???
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adjust it so that it rides evenly, same hight. different weight balance (battery, gas tank, driver) and wear will cause one side to sit lower, so doing this is a good way to level the truck
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