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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 09-07-2009, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Sagging in the back

Well, I was sittin an inch low at the begging of summer, so i dropped a couple hundred on custom ubolts and bigger blocks to level it out, and now it seems that I am sagging again. What gives?? Any ideas?

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What do your springs look like? Are you sure it's not in your head. I tow and my truck hasnt sagged in 2 yrs.

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I have 12" from tire to wheel well with a 6" lift. I too noticed the sagging back end. It was 11" at the back. I added a 2" larger blocks and an overload spring and now have 14" on the rear. I like the sightly forward looking stance. So now I have 7.5" blocks and it works great. The suspension show suggested I re-torque the u-bolts every 12,000 miles. As they will do it for free I will do that. I would like ladders but they are $ 1000.00 plus shipping then install so that'l have to wait,

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Put some good ol air bag's in - take the weight off the springs i carry a slip-tank and needed to do this the springs don't carry a lot of weight before strighting out that prob where your sag is coming from - when standing at your rear tire look at the frount part of your spring prob flat. With 10-20 lbs in the air bags take the weight off the spring and lift you rear.

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I just added airbags to the rear of mine for the exact same problem. Put on the Firestone 2542 kit with the onboard compressor and now she is level and isn't going down.
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how do the airbags ride on the back?..compared to the stock ride?
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Hey Jesse I can't find that part number. Are you sure that's it. I'm in the process of doing the same. What air up kit did you do?
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