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Hey everyone,

My shock towers have just been replaced, and I am getting ready to install the front suspension after I complete the Arning/ Shelby drop and finish painting.

Everything lines up nicely but I am wondering what I should do to check to make sure that the shock towers and are close to symmetrical on each side. Should I just take a few measurements.... maybe from the frame rail to upper control arm holes, or frame rail to the top of the shock tower, and compare on each side? Can any difference in heights on each side be compensated for with adjusting the alignment?

Thanks for your help!
-Sean K.
 

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Here are a few pictures from a while ago, Ill try and get some new ones up soon, just to make this post more interesting.

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http://memimage.cardomain.com/ride_images/1/2833/3901/7081950087_large.jpg

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I had this local body guy do it, (not a shop) I trust him but he usually only works on Porsches, so I am just looking to double check everything before I get too far into assembling it..

(Im actually much farther along than the picture might make you believe.)
 

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If your export brace fits well, then it's probably a good sign that he used stock measurements when he welded in the new towers.
 

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It's pretty common for original towers to lean inward and/or back towards the firewall after years of engine weight in the bay.

If the new towers were put in place exactly where the old ones were, you may still have some tweeking to do. I'd start by installig that export brace. Be prepared to do some spreading there. Creative jacking in various locations can help some too.
 
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