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      09-11-2012, 08:54 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by NiVeDh View Post
Why did the tire guy change the ride height? Or are the new tires just taller?
Guessing the natural inclination to tinker was too much for the guy.

To take tires out of the equation, ride height's measured from the top of the wheel arch [sheet metal] to the bottom of the rim loaded normally on a level surface. I do mean level - more than 1/8" diff wheel to wheel is a big problem; I take pains to have no diff.

I noted the number of threads above the gold collar, rear springs, had been changed:

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A few pulls on the spring wrench - tighten clamp w/hex key - my broke ride transformed to new hotness!
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