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Old 04-10-2013, 10:22 PM
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Blazer was wrecked before we bought it. Don't think the frame is bent but now with the new wheels this is noticeable. Font sway bar bolt is bent on the side it was wrecked and isn't straight up from the lower a arm mount not sure what wrong with it. Here some pics. The left side (point of view from front of blazer) is In way more than the right side
 
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Old 04-10-2013, 10:24 PM
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On my iPad and don't know hot to inset more than one pic this is the right side sorry!
 
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:47 PM
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Might be worth bringing it to an alignment shop, they have the tools to set it up properly. A bad wheel bearing will make the tire lean in a little too.
 
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Old 04-11-2013, 02:03 PM
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I doesn't look like its leaning but I'm no pro! Well be taking it to the shop for an alignment soon ill put up a pic of the front sway bar also
 
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:04 PM
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This is the side that is in more isn't the sway bar supposed to be right under the hole for the bolt
 
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It could be an optical illusion depending on the body alignment
Like Diata said , take it to a reputable alignment shop if your concerned

And yes that sway bar link kit is bent , they are less than $20 to replace
 
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:40 PM
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The bent link may be a part that was forgotten when it was repaired, but the alignment of the A-arm and the sway bar don't look to be too far off.
 
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:50 PM
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So should I just get a sway bar from a local pull a part?
 
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sway bar itself is spring steel so it should be ok
You can clearly see the sway bar link itself is bent , the bolt that runs threw it should be perfectly straight
 
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You just need the link, it's the vertical bolt and bushings that connect the sway bar to the lower control arm. An auto parts store should have one.
 

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