Front End Height

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  1. gjs620

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    I have a 2016 HC Challenger 6spd. I noticed that the passenger side front end is about 1 inch lower than the drivers side when measured from the wheel well to the ground and almost 2 inches lower when measured from the splitter. Any ideas? Is this easily adjusted by the dealership? Thx
     
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    Try a known flat surface like a gas station concrete pad. They are not built like that and something could be up.
    Stance should be perfect. Splitter damaged or pushed down?
     
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    Hmmm....that's a pretty big variance too.
     
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    With the adjustable KW set my fender to concrete measurements are within 1/8" side to side, maybe closer. The splitter is of course different, but should be level side to side. Damn, you should feel the inch difference, right?
     
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    Variance of <=1" between the two sides is normal....I don't see why your fender would be 1" and the splitter 2" though......Make sure you turn your front wheels straight before stopping the car to measure or it will make one side lower...
     
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    wheels straight and bounce the suspension from the middle a few times before measuring
     
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    ckidd SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    you know, it's funny you mention the height difference....I picked up my new 2016, M6 last Friday and when I drove away it felt like from the driver's seat that the passenger side was lower looking out over the hood...so much so I pulled over to check. It appeared level standing in front of the car.
    Maybe it's just a perception from the hood shape?
     
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    My passenger side was also about 1" lower than the driver side when I picked up my 2016 about 6 weeks ago. It's been corrected with the KW sleeve kit.

    Matt
     
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    Stop giving rides to fat chicks.
     
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    Or i need to gain more weight…
     
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    I put the car on a level surace and measured again at the wheel well and splitter. Same issue. I am going to take it into the dealer and have them take a look.
     
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    My driver side front wheel fender to ground and back wheel fender to ground are 1/4" higher than the other side.
     
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    Just got back from dealer. They confirmed that ride height was incorrect. Will bring in sat to fix. Service says that ride height should be the same on bother sides.. Euro cars freq adj ride height to acct for a driver only, no passenger, car. When driver in car, ride height levels out…
     
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    How are they going to fix it, let me know.
     
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    I dont know but siad not a big deal.
     

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