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Unread 03-13-2015, 12:20 PM   #1
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Lift not level

A few months ago I put a 3" Rough Country lift on my Xj. I also have 1.5" shackles. My right rear sits up about an inch higher than the left. Does anyone know what I can do to level it out.

Note: Spare tire is in it's normal spot in trunk if you believe that makes a difference.

Thanks for any advice.

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Unread 03-13-2015, 02:31 PM   #2
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From where to where are you measuring ?
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Unread 03-14-2015, 06:13 PM   #3
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From where to where are you measuring ?
I'm measuring to the center of the fender, through the center of the wheel. I can take some measurements and pictures tomorrow when the sun is out to give you a better idea.
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Unread 03-14-2015, 06:32 PM   #4
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Check to see if both of the shackles are seated back all the way I know when I put new leaf springs on one of my shackles that the leaf attaches to was pushed forward and the other was pushed back. Also check your leaf spring bushings to see if there is a worn bushing or if one shock is maybe bad.
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Unread 03-14-2015, 07:14 PM   #5
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Did you torque everything on the ground or in the air? If I had to guess it sounds like you did the latter and the shackle isn't sitting right. If so you can just loosen the bolts on the ground and retorque them.
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Unread 03-15-2015, 10:00 AM   #6
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I torqued the new leafs on the ground. I think you're all right about the shackle, it may have tightened up a little too much and isn't hanging properly. Here's some pics i was able to grab. shows the height difference at the tail lights. I'll try to get everything retorqued and see what happens.
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Unread 03-15-2015, 10:04 AM   #7
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You may have to drive 100+ miles to settle the suspension. Measure from the center of the rim to bottom of the fender flare.
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