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I got my truck leveled out nicely side to side, 13 1/2 inchs from top of the rim to bottom of fender. I have the camber set where I want it for now, and I have about 1/2+ an inch of space between the upper control arm and bump stop. I still seems to be hitting the bump stop when I go over bumps(speed bumps) causing the top of the tire to push outward. Its normal during street driving, but it looks bad when going over bumps.
Anyone else have the same problem/a solution to the bumpstops limiting suspension height? Or is it something else? Would some new shocks help?

 

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Mine sit about the same distance. 4x4parts.com sells low and ultra low profile bump stops. They're cheap and will help some. Two other options, get used to it or uncrank the bars some.
 

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Thanks for the input, just checking to make sure it isn't too serious before the new tires.
 

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That can't be good?

I would think that constantly hitting the bump stops is going to cause excessive wear to the UCA bushings? I thought the aftermarket UCA's allowed some extra clearance here?
 

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I would think that constantly hitting the bump stops is going to cause excessive wear to the UCA bushings? I thought the aftermarket UCA's allowed some extra clearance here?
Yeah it probably does, I'm about to replace mine as soon as they get here after about 30k. Greased them at every oil change. This time around I think I'm gonna get that Lubrathane, specifically for poly bushings, and lube once a month. Try to get some more life out of them.
 

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its probably there to keep you from getting funky camber and steering.
 

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Try to find delron bushings you dont need to greese then and they last a lifetime. Its a different type of bushing.
Yeah I'm familiar with Delrin. Problem is I'd have to get someone to make them for me. Don't really have the time/money for that. Poly ones from AC are like 36 bucks. We'll try those one more time.
 

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Delrin is a hard plastic, you need to have some "give" in those joints or the ride will be jarring, that's why rubber and poly is used in those applications. Not to mention the bushings will not last very long from constant cycling of the suspension.
 
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