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Old 03-11-2019, 05:14 PM
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I've installed a set of lift shackles on the rear of my 2000 Zr2, along with new leaf springs. Now it sits with a 9 inch fender well gap in the rear, but barely 7 inches up front. I already installed the Rough Country upper control arms and they dont provide enough adjustment for that much of a torsion bar crank... does anyone know how to get that 2 inches more height?
 
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Did you apply the torsion keys, and a drop braket for the front diff? Other then those, I think maybe an option of a body lift.
 
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Did you apply the torsion keys, and a drop braket for the front diff? Other then those, I think maybe an option of a body lift.
do the keys make that much of a difference? I haven't installed them, but with a torsion bar crank and control arm adjustment there is still some extreme positive camber.
 
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You do get a little more height, the hole itself is at a different degree.

I think it's offset about 15-20 degrees, which will give you the extra 2.5 inch in height...
 
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You do get a little more height, the hole itself is at a different degree.

I think it's offset about 15-20 degrees, which will give you the extra 2.5 inch in height...
Don, I'm gonna give it a shot... I have all the parts already, I had become discouraged when the camber was still way out of spec.
 
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Just remember when taking the stock keys off, to mark where the extended part is. Miss alignment and you will have a real hard time adjusting them, as well as throwing off the toe in/out
 
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Just add a little weight to the back, some recovery gear and supplies. That should lower the rear a little thus bringing the front closer to being level!

I had the opposite problem with mine after the lift, the front sat a bout 1.5" higher than the rear, tossed on an Add-a-leaf and that helped about an inch and with the winch mounted up front that helped level her out
 

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Wheela suggested I install the t-bar keys and guess what? I got the height inwas looking for... the truck now has a slight rake, fender gap is 8.5 in the front and 8.75 in the rear!!
 
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Nice! Looks good!
 
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Thanks, Cleburne
 

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