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Old September 16th, 2006, 06:25 PM
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I'd bet at least 1 dollar that you tweaked your sway bar flexing it out and the springs are fine. Drop the sway bars and bounce on it and see if it levels out. And don't use cones. Good luck.
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Old September 16th, 2006, 06:27 PM
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I too find it hard to believe that stuffing a tire on new springs could make it sag. I do it all the time and my springs last for years.

I be the problem lies in your sway bars. Do you want to drive the truck off road? then ditch the sway bars. Check and make sure one side is not flipped on the sway bar mount on the axel... they are non meant to be flexed like that. If it is not flipped then just take it off and see if that rids the problem, mabye you bent it.

ahhh buck beat me too it
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Old September 16th, 2006, 07:17 PM
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Good Idea.. Ditch them..... I have 3" RYM springs by the way
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Old September 16th, 2006, 07:32 PM
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I'd bet at least 1 dollar that you tweaked your sway bar flexing it out and the springs are fine. Drop the sway bars and bounce on it and see if it levels out. And don't use cones. Good luck.

your are correct, one end of the sway bar was tweaked up and one was resting at it's normal level. But thanks yall for the help. It sits pretty level now, and i'm going to go order the EE retainers
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Old September 16th, 2006, 09:11 PM
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So,

Whose going to pay me my dollar! Glad your all good. Good choice on the retainers.
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Old September 16th, 2006, 09:14 PM
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My bad on the springs. I would have thought you`d have taken off the sway bars before testing flex. oh well.
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Old September 17th, 2006, 12:43 AM
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Whose going to pay me my dollar! Glad your all good. Good choice on the retainers.
send me you address, you will get a dollar in the mail..hahaha
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Old September 17th, 2006, 08:15 AM
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Does it look like the Lf rear drivers spring is seated inside the upper perch ? Maybe theres a chunk of 2x4 stuck up there. I would retain any new set up verses cones. JP
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Old September 17th, 2006, 08:53 AM
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Does it look like the Lf rear drivers spring is seated inside the upper perch ? Maybe theres a chunk of 2x4 stuck up there. I would retain any new set up verses cones. JP
This would have been my guess as well. The spring is not fully in the top bucket/mount. When the edge of the spring hangs on the edge of the bucket it will lift that side of the truck about an inch.
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Old September 17th, 2006, 10:12 AM
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Have you taken off the swaybars yet?

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How about now?
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Old September 17th, 2006, 12:52 PM
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i'm going to take the rear one off today when i get my tools back from a freind
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Old September 17th, 2006, 02:22 PM
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you better take off the front one too, buddy
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Old September 17th, 2006, 02:26 PM
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really? this is my daily driver and I don't want it to sway alot. I'll keep the back one off and remove the front one before off-road trips
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Old September 17th, 2006, 02:30 PM
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well, as I said prviously, a) it`s easier to try it and find out that you don`t like it than to bank on taking it off every time you want to wheel it, and b)so long as you arn`t driving it like a porsche. You could fab up so quick disconnects (I don`t know of anyone making any for the 90 though?), but in all reality, it is more effort than it`s worth. Ask anyone on this forum, those stock swaybars are worthless.
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Old September 17th, 2006, 03:00 PM
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I dont think you'll care about the missing sways - I bet you wont even notice them missing.
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