When I first put air shocks on my '77 (after putting in a new rear spring),
the car sat level for about two weeks. It then settled into the same left
sided sag. It was only after putting in dual schrader valves and boosting
the preasure in the left shock that I have been able to keep the car level.
'77 Spitfire 1500
> '80 Ford F-100 (Triumph Support Vehicle)
'Black holes, where God divided by zero......'
From: Bowen, Patrick A [mailto:PABowen@sar.med.navy.mil]
Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 1999 8:01 AM
Subject: car level
OK, this question has been asked a thousand times, but I can't figure it
out. My car shows the typical drivers side tilt (about 1 to 2" lower).
Well by body is now off the car and the frame sits perfectly level! The
frame is straight and the body has never been hit. The rear spring off the
car measures out and appears to be in perfect shape. It has new gabriel air
shocks on the back. I will dismantel the front suspension today and check
its measurements. Is it possible that slightly worn bushings between the
car and frame or in some parts of the suspension is causing this. What am I