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Old 07-25-2011, 10:20 PM
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Default T-bars question (not typical)

I know I know, another Torsion bar question. But not your average one.
Last month, i did a BL, shackles and t-bar crank on my truck. At the time, I had a 1" rake between the front and rear. However I only gained 1.3" up front from cranking the t-bars.
Now I am at 41" at the rear fenders and just under 39".
Now I understand that they sag, but they have settled back to what they were at before the crank--approx. 2.5" rake.

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Old 07-26-2011, 01:52 AM
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Once you crank them you have to drive to let the truck's suspension work. Then re measure and crank them again and repeat to get where you wanna be.
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Old 07-26-2011, 04:09 AM
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I guess I forgot to put something in my OP: bolt is maxes on pass side, and drivers is level with pass ATM.
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:14 AM
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Default Re: T-bars question (not typical)

pass always bottoms out first. just the adjustment

if you want taller you will have to run keys or get class one bars
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What truck would have better bars than mine? And will they raise it or just make it stiffer?
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Old 07-26-2011, 05:21 PM
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Ah I didnt see your sig you got a 2010 you need torsion keys from a 2006 and older.

#1 bars were found on Level II and some other 4wd trucks.
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Old 07-26-2011, 06:44 PM
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Default Re: T-bars question (not typical)

my truck runs the other way. my driver side bolt is maxed and my passenger has a lot of play. Driver side has more weight. Gas,battery, your self. So thats why mine has a max driver side and a good amount on the passenger. If i max out my passenger side it leans higher on the passenger side.
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my truck runs the other way. my driver side bolt is maxed and my passenger has a lot of play. Driver side has more weight. Gas,battery, your self. So thats why mine has a max driver side and a good amount on the passenger. If i max out my passenger side it leans higher on the passenger side.
Shit my bad. I meant to say my drivers bolt was maxed, and my pass was cranked to level with drivers side.
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