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Old 01-25-2011, 11:40 PM
edgerider2002 edgerider2002 is offline
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Default crooked leaf spring?

so im not sure whats up with my leaf springs, anyone have a guess?


driver side:


passenger side:
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Old 01-26-2011, 12:06 AM
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Default Re: crooked leaf spring?

They are just fine... take a hammer and whack the overload back in line... no big deal

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Old 01-26-2011, 07:46 AM
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X2, the leaf just shifted. It happens some times.
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:12 AM
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Default Re: crooked leaf spring?

Okay I'll do that then. I was thinking maybe the center pin was loose because even though the passenger side in that pic is fine sometimes it looks like the driver side does
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:16 AM
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Default Re: crooked leaf spring?

After repositioning the leaf, torque all 4 u-bolts to 76 lb-ft. The center bolt does virtually nothing for leaf alignment compared to the u-bolts. This doesn't guarantee that the leaf will never shift again. However, it is a wake up call to check for a possible problem with the u-bolt torque.
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Old 01-26-2011, 10:59 AM
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Okay I'll do that too. Im starting a list of to-dos on my truck for Sunday so that's added to the list.
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