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    Questions about leveling out the weight in the back of explorer

    Just seeing what the best options are at the cheapest price to make it look level due to the system in the back. These are the rims that will be going on in the summer, I just had to sit them next to it so I could get an idea of how they will look



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    Re: Questions about leveling out the weight in the back of explorer

    Lower the front to match rear. I did that on my Expedition. It is a AWD(4WD), i bought a set of indexed torsion arm keys off ebay, $50. Lowered it 3" in the front.




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    Re: Questions about leveling out the weight in the back of explorer

    or do it right and upgrade your rear leafs and add airbag helpers.



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    Re: Questions about leveling out the weight in the back of explorer

    I just don't know much about suspensions and I'm just concerned about having problems from doing mods to it, so I want to take that into account also, and do the best thing at the best price.



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    or do it right and upgrade your rear leafs and add airbag helpers.
    Yeah, and keep the goofy looking gap between the tire and fender. Everyone knows that SUV's are sooooooooo stable anyway. For sure after you add weight and RAISE the center of gravity, lol. Sorry, nothing personal,feeling sarcastic today.




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    Re: Questions about leveling out the weight in the back of explorer

    Quote Originally Posted by DEAFWISH View Post
    Yeah, and keep the goofy looking gap between the tire and fender. Everyone knows that SUV's are sooooooooo stable anyway. For sure after you add weight and RAISE the center of gravity, lol. Sorry, nothing personal,feeling sarcastic today.
    So you think just lower it?



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    So you think just lower it?
    Do what you like better. I dropped and leveled mine for $50. Actually, $90, i had an alignment done($40) after i put the lowering keys on. It looks better and handles better, your choice though.




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    Quote Originally Posted by DEAFWISH View Post
    Do what you like better. I dropped and leveled mine for $50. Actually, $90, i had an alignment done($40) after i put the lowering keys on. It looks better and handles better, your choice though.
    Yea that was originally the first plan, that's not bad though to get rid of that gap. You have any pics?



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    Yea that was originally the first plan, that's not bad though to get rid of that gap. You have any pics?
    Nope, had a few of the dual alt set-up and battery rack that i uploaded before my camera shot it's wad. Never got to upload the rest, camera went swimming at the river




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    Quote Originally Posted by DEAFWISH View Post
    Nope, had a few of the dual alt set-up and battery rack that i uploaded before my camera shot it's wad. Never got to upload the rest, camera went swimming at the river
    Haha alright, well thanks anyway.



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    Haha alright, well thanks anyway.
    Sorry dude. Here's a pic drunk on the boat though, lol.




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    Sorry dude. Here's a pic drunk on the boat though, lol.
    O, well thanks, definitely helpful ha.



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    Re: Questions about leveling out the weight in the back of explorer

    lol^^^^^




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    Re: Questions about leveling out the weight in the back of explorer

    I liifted the back on mine back up to stock hieght.....mine was 3 inches below stock height because of all the weight. I ordered new, re-enforced springs tho. If you want to go a cheap way you could just put blocks on the back so it raises it back up.....or if you want to lower the front so its more level with the back just crank the torsion bars.... you should get a couple iches lower if you did that.





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    Re: Questions about leveling out the weight in the back of explorer

    Quote Originally Posted by SAZCLASSD View Post
    I liifted the back on mine back up to stock hieght.....mine was 3 inches below stock height because of all the weight. I ordered new, re-enforced springs tho. If you want to go a cheap way you could just put blocks on the back so it raises it back up.....or if you want to lower the front so its more level with the back just crank the torsion bars.... you should get a couple iches lower if you did that.
    I seen your truck on a few sites, very nice! I wanted to just lower the front originally and then I was told I should just raise the backend. I think I would like the lowered appearance better, because the rims are only 20's and I think the gap is still going to be there, whereas if they were larger they would make it look better, but I just keep thinking it would be better for my truck if I lifted the back to normal.



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