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Old 07-04-2008, 02:14 PM   #1
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front end out of whack

i recently installed a nicer front clip on the blazer. after i painted it myself and a friend noticed that the passenger side was alot lower than the drivers side. when looking straight at it from the front it is about 2 inches too low.
my question is this...how do i fix it?
i dont know if its just mis-alligned, or if i somehow tweaked the frame. i dont know how to get it right. now my hood wont even fit on it correctly. the only thing i can think of is shimming the body mount under the core support, bu even then, thats about two feet from the corner. ill try to get a good picture so you can see what im talking about. even if i unbolt everything i dont see how the corner will lift up.
thanks for any input.
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check your frame hieght first , just a rough measurement from bottom of rail to ground at core support and near the fire wall should be real close if not pull frame , then check body parts and core support for twist .
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i measured the frame and found that its about 1/4 off at the rear of the leaf spring, and 1/2 in front. i then decided to check the axle tubes to see if they were the same and they were off by 3/8. so i guess i need to inflate the tires to the same psi and then do it again.
i just dont see how the top front corner of my fender can be so low. even if its 1/2 " off at the frame, that wouldnt be enough to fix the fender. its easiely 1 1/2- 2 ".
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Make sure you didn't leave one of the front body bushings off. That would make up for about 2"
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