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Raising front by torsion cam


New Member
Jan 17, 2005
I was wondering if anyone has experienced the following by raising the front end by cranking in the torsion cam bolt. I wanted to get rid of the nose down appearance and level the A/V so I turned in the cam bolts to gain an inch in front lift. After doing this the front end shakes from 25 to 35 MPH. Is an alignment neded after doing this? Did the caster / camber change. I have been told by others who raised theirs by 1.5 "  that they had no issues.  I have stock suspension with the exception of B.F. Goodrich All Terrain 290 tires on 17" rims.
Any input gentlemen???? I am new here and this is my second post. Everyone has been very decent and helpful. Thanks for the time.

yes alignment is required....

check some of the threads in this section about Torsion bar lift...

and in performance Drivetrain section as well
yes you will need a new allignment.....but beware of tightening the torision bar to much.....will cause problems in the long run.
Thank you all very much. I put it back where it was, plus it was a harsh ride. I will do a proper lift when time is available.

  you need to replace the Gm torsion keys with Ford keys.  they allow more adjustment/ lift without the harsher ride.