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Old 07-02-2018, 08:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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My 2018 LTZ now has 19,000 miles on it. I've just completed building a new garage and approach from the driveway to it giving me a straight on view of it parked there. Until now, I never noticed it is lower on the driver's side than the right side. I measured each wheel well vertical from center of the hubs. 1/2" lower on the left than the front right. Also, 1/2" lower on the left rear than the right rear. Never had a heavy load or been abused in any way. Made an appointment at a dealership I've been using. Got the 'look' of, he's back. Previous visits were real and covered by warranty. I was offered no possible explanation. There was a similar thread of a 2017, but no reason given for his issue. Anybody know of what I can expect?

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The specs are 1/2" at the high end of the spec for side to side trim height variation. The torsion bars typically take a set and your front trim height lowers. The front trim height delta has a lot of factors that can stack up. This includes variations in torsion bar loads, variations in rate of body mounts, etc. About two cranks on the front torsion bar of the low side will level the front out. The rear of the truck delta is more due to a load delta in the rear leaf spring. I would level the front and then see where the back is after the front is adjusted.

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The specs are 1/2" at the high end of the spec for side to side trim height variation. The torsion bars typically take a set and your front trim height lowers. The front trim height delta has a lot of factors that can stack up. This includes variations in torsion bar loads, variations in rate of body mounts, etc. About two cranks on the front torsion bar of the low side will level the front out. The rear of the truck delta is more due to a load delta in the rear leaf spring. I would level the front and then see where the back is after the front is adjusted.


See if you can crank out the uneven stance with torsion bars
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Not surprising when you think of all the junk on the driver's side that isn't on the passenger side, including: Power steering pump and steering box, transfer case, front driveshaft, front differential, fuel tank, and whatever you weigh when you are driving.
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