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HOW TO- Adjust your Torsion Bars (Index your front end)

One of the most important components of doing this is is to have properly inflated tires. This is imperative because you must be accurate when lifting.

STEP 1: Inflate all 4 tires to the same PSI

STEP 2: On a level surface, place a jack under the front end. Center it. Have a friend view your X from the side. Lift on the Jack until your front end is parallel with the ground and the same height as the rear.




STEP 3: tighten adjustment Bolt through hole and tighten up until bolt head it completely flush with cross member. The triangle is only used to show that you are flush. You might want to use a straight edge to accomplish this.


STEP 4: Fine tune adjust these adjusting bolts so that the proper height is reached by tightening (to raise) or by loosening (to lower)

The proper ending location is inside X member with room left to turn.

NOT FULLY TIGHTENED

AND NOT PROTRUDING FROM UNDER THE x member

You may reference this location by observing the UCA in relationship to the bumpstop. The favored distance is a 1/2"-3/4" gap.

You are done! Now go get an alignment!
 

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James, I"m just gonna adjust the title to make it easier for people when searching/browsing, to make sure they know the difference between this and the other thread.
 

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json3904 said:
lets see if this one dont get deleted........
if it does this time, it wasnt me!
 

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I'm not sure what the "other" thread was in reference to, but there is a difference between this and "re-indexing" your torsion bars (never heard of this being called "indexing", only adjusting). Re-indexing requires pulling the torsion bar out of the socket, twisting, and putting it back in.
 

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Seems confusing haha, ill figure it out
 

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Chantale, call me-seven one nine-six four zero-three seven nine zero. It is cake. I can explain it no prob/
 

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Is this for after installing a PML (I see what looks like the blue calmini's on yours)????

Do you also have a BL? Because yours looks MUCH taller than that stock X.

Also, the first image doesn't seem to be working... just FYI.
 

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Thanks Pops
 

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Just call me tomorrow sistah!
 

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Hey Chantale, feel free to give me a call. I am free right now.
 

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yup looks confusing lol...but im going down. so is it still the same few steps but just turning the other way.
 

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damn kinda confused me too. All you have to do is tighten a few nuts to raise the front end?

wheres the X memeber'

noob here haha
 

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If anyone has a question on this, call me!

719-640-3790
 

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alright. wheres the shackle DIY I cant find it anywhere?
 

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Yeak, it is part of the adjuster tucked into your x member.
 
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