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ok i got a 93 Lincoln towncar with a chain bridge and also powerballs with 14"cylinders
my question is my rear cylinders have started to lean inward toward the back seat at a werid angle. they used to be straight when fully dump but now they lean towards the bask seat any reason why?? oh i also got upper adjustables to on it. aked a few more clueless


any advice?
 

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coils are breakin in
 

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Originally posted by Psycho631@Jan 3 2009, 10:15 PM~12596132
coils are breakin in

hmmm i have very little spring i see ur point
 

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Originally posted by Psycho631@Jan 3 2009, 08:15 PM~12596132
coils are breakin in
thats my 1st thought, or the powerballs themselves on the axle could be breakin the welds and sliding off..but i would think its the coils....

how old are the coils
 

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its the upppers they is extended out, thats why it sits the pinion angle back, making the cylinders to be pushed up wards,when its dropped, and when lifted they is straight,how much coil do you got in it, ? :biggrin:

thats what it does on my bros lincoln having the uppers extended but dont hit the back of the seat cuz he gots 10s and almost a full stack, sits stock pulling down the cylinders, but if he was to get taller cylinders he would probably be having the same problem,
 

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if u adjusted the uppers out that would tilt ur rear end towards the back of the car, causing the cylinders to lean forwards cuz they would pivot on the powerball
 

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Originally posted by MonsterG@Jan 3 2009, 08:55 PM~12596454
its the upppers they is extended out, thats why it sits the pinion angle back, making the cylinders to be pushed up wards,when its dropped, and when lifted they is straight,how much coil do you got in it, ? :biggrin:

thats what it does on my bros lincoln having the uppers extended but dont hit the back of the seat cuz he gots 10s and almost a full stack, sits stock pulling down the cylinders, but if he was to get taller cylinders he would probably be having the same problem,

beat me to it lol
 

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Originally posted by KINGFISH_CUSTOMS@Jan 3 2009, 10:55 PM~12596453
thats my 1st thought,  or the powerballs themselves on the axle could be breakin the welds and sliding off..but i would think its the coils....

how old are the coils

naw powerballs welds are solid.... just at a weird angle when dumped
the coils are yrs old.... like 2 turns of coil
im thinking its the coils cause the adjustables uppers are at stock lenth not extend ...



any other possible reasons??? ill post pics when it stops rain for better expalantion
 

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coils that short, and I'm guessing not shaved on both ends, usually dont level out very good, your coils have tjust rotated more than likely, which would cause your cylinder to slant at a different angle.
 

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Originally posted by AndrewH@Jan 3 2009, 11:00 PM~12597655
coils that short, and I'm guessing not shaved on both ends, usually dont level out very good, your coils have tjust rotated more than likely, which would cause your cylinder to slant at a different angle.
and he is only running 2 turns of coil probably just broken down
 

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dusty mine does the same thing, on mine the power balls are weilded at a angle they are straight up with no angle when locked up but dumped leaning to the front, so now I gotta cut them off and redo it to solve that problem. look at the angle of the balls when dumped then look at them when locked up?
 

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I got a 92 that had the same problem and it took me a while to figure it out.Im almost willing to bet the holes that your cylinders go through on the chain bridge are wallowed out a little bit and possibly the casing on the cylinder is worn too allowing them to lean forward.That was my problem anyway.
 

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Originally posted by white link 93@Jan 3 2009, 08:38 PM~12596866
naw  powerballs  welds are solid.... just at a weird angle when dumped
the coils are yrs old.... like 2 turns of coil
im thinking its the coils cause the adjustables uppers are at stock lenth not extend ... any other  possible reasons??? ill post pics when it stops rain for better expalantion
but i thought the uppers were already 1 inch extended all the way short,?
its gonna have to be that or the power balls are welded on wrong position, check it they are straight when dumped,
 

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Originally posted by MonsterG@Jan 4 2009, 01:03 AM~12598878
but i thought the uppers were already 1 inch extended all the way short,?
its gonna have to be that or the power balls are welded on wrong position, check it they are straight when dumped,

when i got my adjustable uppers and lowers from pro hopper they were stock length when fully closed
 

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a picture of the rear supension set up would help greatly
 

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looks likeits a combonation of ur uppers are extended a lil too far out...and your cylinder holes may be cut too far forwards...unless u have extended ur lowers as well then i can see why they cylinders would give the apperance that ur cylinders are too far forward
 

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Originally posted by white link 93@Jan 4 2009, 12:50 PM~12601866






looks like your coils may be a little problem make sure they both poin t to the same side last turn where you cut !!! but it also lo0oks like the uppers are way too open so either open more the lowers or close the uppers a little buit cus your rear end points up wards !!!! :biggrin:
 

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the lowers are stock ...... so i should retract the uppers on both sides and that will correct the angle??

or is it the coils?? :uh:

also is it easier to adjust the upper with the axle off the ground??
 

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dang that is a wack angle to have when the car is lifted. i dont see how that prob could just show up all the sudden.

your cylinders should be angles the other way when the car is lifted
 
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