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Unread 10-15-2013, 09:43 AM   #1
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Post-Lift Help

Just finished my IRO Benchmark kit. I am about to take it in for alignment and let to let them do a few other things.

The rear sits atrociously higher than the front. It doesn't look normal. Does it matter which springs go in back/front? I upgraded to new rear coils.

Can I drive 0.7mi (backroads and a complete straight shot) with my rear trackbar disconnected? I cannot get it on. I also hit a snag with the steering stabilizer so I'm going to have them put on the new one.

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Unread 10-15-2013, 09:52 AM   #2
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It does matter which go in the front and back, post a picture if you can.

You NEED the rear trackbar installed. No ifs, ands or buts.

Driving without the SS is fine.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 10:50 AM   #3
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Driving without track bars can lead to death
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Unread 10-15-2013, 10:58 AM   #4
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It does matter which go in the front and back, post a picture if you can.

You NEED the rear trackbar installed. No ifs, ands or buts.

Driving without the SS is fine.
Here's some pics...iPad quality. My cell broke :/

I'm actually very convinced I put them in backwards since you said it is possible.






Front Left^



Front Right^


Rear Left^



Rear Right ^


Rear^
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:13 AM   #5
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Holy crap dude, it looks like you got the front and rear coils flipped around. That looks funny as hell!
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:14 AM   #6
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Yup you've got the rears in the front and the fronts in the rear
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:16 AM   #7
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Seriously though do not drive it like that.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:22 AM   #8
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Well **** me, right? How can you tell which springs are which? So that when I fix this I won't end up with a front & rear spring in both axles.


Let's just take a moment to appreciate that rake though.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:25 AM   #9
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Just put some tape on them and label it.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:28 AM   #10
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Taller ones are for the front.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:29 AM   #11
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Well I mean what differences do the front and rear springs have? Smaller diameter top coil, shorter length, etc.?

I guess I want to know how you guys know, that as of right now, I have both the rear springs in the front and both front springs in the rear.

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Taller ones are for the front.
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Unread 10-15-2013, 11:48 AM   #12
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Well I mean what differences do the front and rear springs have? Smaller diameter top coil, shorter length, etc.?

I guess I want to know how you guys know, that as of right now, I have both the rear springs in the front and both front springs in the rear.



Thank You!
The front springs are longer than the rear springs...front has to support an engine.

I guess most of us know because well; it's not suppose to look like that.
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