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Old 06-23-2015, 06:43 AM   #1
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Truck is in my sig. I recently swapped out the stock struts for Belltech 25002 lift/lower struts(2" drop). Truck has been re-aligned three times. First time the LCA was not tq down and pulled out. Truck was re-aligned the following day, but seems to drift towards the right. Wife brought it back to them, and someone else there did the alignment. Still drifts to left.

Suspension-wise, this is what has been done:
Front got Belltech 25002 struts, 2" drop
Rear got ground force 2" shackles
Removed 4x4 blocks, no blocks installed
Shim is present from the shackle kit
New u bolts

When I pulled the blocks and put in new u-bolts, the pins on the leafs matched the axle, and were tq down. From there I grabbed the tape measure and did a quick check, rear axles should be fine. When i dropped it off at the shop I asked them to double check this as well.

The truck does have some drive line noise but this existed prior to lowering more. A u-joint was replaced in the rear and some are still needed up front, and maybe a cv-shaft.

Any ideas? This truck is turning into a love/hate relationship Everything I gathered before hand is a 2" drop up front should be just fine, and a 3.75" total drop out bac should be fine. What am I missing?
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Old 06-24-2015, 01:33 PM   #2
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Well the common problem here seems to be the shop doing your alignment. I have a 4wd with no spacer and I'm aligned almost perfect. It's been done twice that way no due to snapping a belltech strut. Yours should be aligned perfect.
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I had email belltech they said get an alignment kit and find a different shop.
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