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I have an 88' YJ with a 4" suspension and a 2" body lift. I have heavy duty shackles front and rear that are about an inch longer than the stock shackles. The problem I have is that my jeep sits lower in the back then in the front. I think jeep look much better when they sit level or if the back end is a tiny bit higher then the front. Any suggetions on how I could fix this?

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Shorter shackles in the front.
Or do what I'm doing and relocate the upper shackle mount in the rear to below the frame for another 1.5" of lift
 

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Did you put the springs on wrong?
fronts on the back and backs on the front.
 

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Was it ever level?

I had a '79 that leaned to the drivers side. Turned out the springs were bent just inside of the eye.
 

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thats funny i thought all jeeps leaned to the drivers side. <IMG SRC="smilies/flipoff.gif" border="0">
 

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Maybe you bent a S-shape in your spring off-road this will for sure cause it to sagg,one way or the other.. <IMG SRC="smilies/crybaby2.gif" border="0">
 

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What springs do you have? I had a Pro-Comp set on mine and it kept sagging in the rear. I ended up getting their heavy duty rear springs to compensate. They also have a lifetime warranty on their springs, so I just sent them in and they just charged me the difference between the regular set and the heavy duty ones.
 

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Those little details used to bother me but after replacing the springs a few times it got old real fast. Now i dont care if my jeep sits level or not... Mine tends to lean a bit on the passenger-side... Fawk it!
 

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Originally posted by Rockbuggy:
<STRONG>Those little details used to bother me but after replacing the springs a few times it got old real fast. Now i dont care if my jeep sits level or not... Mine tends to lean a bit on the passenger-side... Fawk it!</STRONG>
Exactly what I was thinking! its an offroad vehicle it aint gonna sit level! my truck leans different directions every time I drive it cause my sprigns are rather soft, do i care HELL NO ! unless you feel your rear springs are in someway damaged I wouldnt worry about it
 

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Originally posted by Charly:
<STRONG>Ever since my SOA, my YJ has been leaning to the passenger side.</STRONG>
Did you get rid off the anti sways? thet will do it. mine does if I leave them disconected. <IMG SRC="smilies/mad.gif" border="0">
 

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add a main leaf in the rear...not the eye leaf, just the next size down from another pack. Worked for me.
 

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Tell your, Mother-in-law, she can no longer ride in the back. <IMG SRC="smilies/bounce.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/bounce2.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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Id just put a winch on the front <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0">

Acctually before you level that ride make sure you have every thing you will be taking with you every time. I learned this the hard way and put a 40 pound tire carrier, 100 pound full size spare 36-12.5, and spare parts and tools under the rear seat. With a spring over it makes a big difference.When that is all there then just adjust with shackles in the rear to bring it up.
 
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