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Need Help front end sagg!

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by RTLAWNS, Dec 23, 2010.

  1. RTLAWNS

    RTLAWNS Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I got a 1993 K2500 heavy half, and just installed a northman plow on it and the front end is dropping 2.5-3" what should i do to eliminate this problem that won't cost me a ton of money!?
     
  2. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Turn the torsion bars up a bit.
     
  3. Deckscapes

    Deckscapes Senior Member
    Messages: 241

    Get a pair of Firestone Level-Rite air shocks, they make a world of difference
     
  4. STIHL GUY

    STIHL GUY Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 663

    try turning the tbars or getting a set of timbrens
     
  5. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    search button in this thread for your problem will bring up tons of info :nod:
     
  6. jmassi

    jmassi Senior Member
    Messages: 154

    Crank up the torsion bars a turn or two, put on a set of timbrens and if the shocks are worn, replace them too.
     
  7. RTLAWNS

    RTLAWNS Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    thanks guys think the torsion bars did it, also replacing the shocks... looking into some other mods..
     
  8. cycles13

    cycles13 Junior Member
    Messages: 28

    Install Truxx
     
  9. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    oh dont forget balist at the back of the truck.
     
  10. cubanb343

    cubanb343 Senior Member
    from ERIE
    Messages: 637

    yeah, throw some weight in the back
     
  11. Detroitdan

    Detroitdan PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,937

    shouldnt the front suspension be allowed to compress somewhat when it is loaded? why does everyone want their truck to react like there is nothing on it when there is. if it compresses the front suspension down onto the stops, bottoms out and pops the front tires, then I'd worry about it. Look at the rear, load it up and it goes down a couple inches, whats the difference?
    just sayin
     
  12. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    I would really hope so at that point :laughing:
     
  13. RTLAWNS

    RTLAWNS Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I needed it to not drop so low for clearance purposes. it should move but since my shocks were bad and my torsion really lose it cause like a 3.5" sag which is a huge loss. especially since i am only running a 7'6" blade. no thats its all been repaired it only sags .5"