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Old 26th January 2007
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Default Car leans to the right

I always thought that my car sat crooked and finally I measured it when I got it on a flat surface. The right side of the car sits 3/16" lower than the left. The right front sits lower than the right rear. What is causing this? Worn springs or bushings or both.
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Battery, turbo and cast iron exhaust manifold
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driver/passenger has eaten too many pies and the springs are more worn on one side?
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Car's trying to tell you to vote Republican?
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That's less of a height variation than when they were new.
Most cars vary up to 1/2 inch in height when new.
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Overinflate the side that hangs down more








do not do this its very stupid and dangerous
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When there is no sitting in it it leans. The battery is out of it and that has made no difference. In fact the engine is out is right now also My dad's '87 turbo and '82 8v sit straight and proud. Must be a weak sagging spring.
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When there is no sitting in it it leans. The battery is out of it and that has made no difference. In fact the engine is out is right now also My dad's '87 turbo and '82 8v sit straight and proud. Must be a weak sagging spring.
Hmmmm, Wonder who's got the heavier gas peddle? How did you take the engine out? Used the shims to limit suspension travel?
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Hmmmm, Wonder who's got the heavier gas peddle? How did you take the engine out? Used the shims to limit suspension travel?
I took the engine/transmission out using a cherry picker(hydraulic lift) and chains. Why should I have to use shims to compensate for ride height? I have the heavier gas peddle since my transmission needs to be rebuilt.
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