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CrazyJFlipKid

Passenger Side front higher than Driverside front?

Sup guys, I got a problem and I've already tried reinstalling and everything.

Anyway, I got Tokico Illuminas in the front with Megan Orange Springs all around (roughly 1.75 drop all around).

Well, the problem is just as the title says. At times it's perfect. Other times though, it looks like it's stock height again. I know I need to fix my CV boot and axle on my passenger side, but I didn't think that was the reason why it's so high.

I've taken them out and reinstalled them, i've adjusted the stiffness, i've even tried taking out my illuminas and putting my stocks back in.

Any advice is helpful. Thanks lots guys.
JDQCIVIC4DR

dont worry you aint the only one, my driver side front is lower too due to a heavy driver. no weight on the passenger side. its still like like that with out the driver inside. sometimes the struts go bad settle in that way goes the same for the springs.
CrazyJFlipKid

ooh ok. idk, my passenger side almost looks stock height tho...maybe its cuz i'm too used to seeing my EF compared to stock =/

thanks a lot
whoa its len 2

Its normal. There are various reasons why. Springs sometimes arent created equal, even the best spring manufacturers will have rates not quite to spec, I believe the industry standard is around 4% margin of error (300lb rate spring may be anywhere from 288lbs-312lbs). Worn bushings can make their corresponding sides lower, this is also a reason why loading the suspension is recommended before torquing bolts to spec. Cars used to mock up springs may not be the same as your car, for instance you car may have more or lesser accessories than the car used for mock up. Also with overseas manufacturers, cars may be equipped with the heavier B series engines as opposed to our lighter D series. These are just the more common reasons why stance may vary.   Wink

No big deal though, most of us have uneven drop with springs. We all the live with it and move on.  Laughing
CrazyJFlipKid

Ooh i see. Thanks a lot. For a while, I was like, "WTF?!" I was starting to get mad cuz I took it out and put it back in like 3 times and even tried to compress the springs a bit more but nothing worked. But ur explanation makes it a lot clearer now.
brezuno

whoa its len 2 wrote:
Its normal. There are various reasons why. Springs sometimes arent created equal, even the best spring manufacturers will have rates not quite to spec, I believe the industry standard is around 4% margin of error (300lb rate spring may be anywhere from 288lbs-312lbs). Worn bushings can make their corresponding sides lower, this is also a reason why loading the suspension is recommended before torquing bolts to spec. Cars used to mock up springs may not be the same as your car, for instance you car may have more or lesser accessories than the car used for mock up. Also with overseas manufacturers, cars may be equipped with the heavier B series engines as opposed to our lighter D series. These are just the more common reasons why stance may vary.   Wink

No big deal though, most of us have uneven drop with springs. We all the live with it and move on.  Laughing


well said!

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