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    Uneven lowering job

    ok, i had 3" lowering blocks installed a couple months ago in the rear of my '85 2wd blazer. i didnt put them in, and i have noticed for some time that one side is lower than the other by about 3/4".
    i was just about to put drop shocks and stack some 1" blocks on top of em. what can i do about it being uneven? and why would it be uneven? any help is appreciated.
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    quite possible that you have a broken leaf spring on the side that is lower.leafs are under a lot of tension with 3" blocks and can break easier.
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    All s10's sit higher on the passenger side. They come this way from GM. It's not that noticeable at stock height. Once lowered it becomes very clear. I fixed this on my friends '00 extreme by cutting just a little of the coil off on the passenger side to level it out.
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    minitruckin magazine fixed this problem by using a belltech spring spacer on the driver side. I thought that they only made the 2nd gens that way?

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    DO NOT STACK BLOCKS EVER!!!!


    Bad Idea dude. Ive had first hand knowledge...
    we lifted my friends bronco. and stacked 4 inch blocks with the factory inch ones.

    Went around the corner...
    blocks shot out, it was even torqued to the specs on the lift kit. Rearend fell out broke the yolk slammed the fenders around and came to a grinding hault...

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    dont stack blocks..
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    Yeah that didn't sound like a good idea to me either, but I wasn't sure. Way to be on top of things 8mpg:bigthumb: You should probably either by 4 inch angled blocks or do it the right way with some leafs motodemon.

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    well it was uneven in the back. i think the dude that lowered it may have slid the leaf springs a little to far towards the back and its not gettin the correct bend that it is on the other side. do u think that could be it?
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    blueish-green paint with extreme metal flakes
    2 - pioneer 12" subs
    iroc rims (soon to be chrome 18")
    euro taillights........blue neon lowglow (underneathe body)

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    uh what.....slid the leaf spring.......leaf sprinds dont slide back....they are bolted in the front and back to the frame.......and the blocks kinda lock into place on lil studs......so umm i dont think.....unless im not gettin what ur sayin
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    its quite common for s-10's to be lower on the drivers side. Belltech makes a corrective spacer you put on top of the coil. Its about $12 and I forget the part number.
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    it might just be me but i dont see how a coil spring spacer would help a leaf spring much......:rofl:
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    its just you :D you put the spacer on the coil, lifting the front end does affect the rear
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    ok, the front is level, its just the back
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    blueish-green paint with extreme metal flakes
    2 - pioneer 12" subs
    iroc rims (soon to be chrome 18")
    euro taillights........blue neon lowglow (underneathe body)

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    hmmmm well b-low u are the man.......so i must shut my mouth and motodemon....if b-low says so......listen to him....how many of us can say we own two bad ass blazers.........haha.....its the right thing to do....listen
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    i know, my blazer does the same thing, have your buddy lift the fender opposite the side that sits higher in the back and look what happens
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    but the leafsprings were a little further towards the back on the higher side and the blocks werent directly in the middle.....
    '85 blazer
    lowered 2/3 (soon to be (4/6)
    blueish-green paint with extreme metal flakes
    2 - pioneer 12" subs
    iroc rims (soon to be chrome 18")
    euro taillights........blue neon lowglow (underneathe body)

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