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    Posted: 06 Jun 2013 at 3:33pm

I am new to this forum and to Datsun trucks but not Datsun vehicles. I am picking up a 1970 512 tomorrow and one of the things I well need to address right away is the ride height. The truck has been lowered 3” and the current owner (who bought the truck this way) says that the ride is very harsh over bumps. What I would like to do is return the ride height to stock. Here is the issue. I can find all kinds of information on how to lower the truck. I can figure out how to do the process in reverse but what I don’t know and can’t seem to find any information on is what was the stock ride height? Where should the torsion bars be indexed to for a stock and what size (in inches) were the rear blocks before the truck was lowered? Thanks in advance and I will post some pictures of the 512 as soon as I get the truck home tomorrow.

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Okay MD.. Here we go
First start in the Rear... All you have to do is take the Drop block out... the Factory didnt put a block in the Back... once you have done that.. put the truck on the ground and take measuring tape from the ground to the wheel well.. ust measure how many inches....
then jack up the front and tighten the the torsion bar till you get the tension back on the bolt.. then go about two mor turns in.. then put the truck down and check with a measuring tape the heigh from front to back.. you might have to tighten it some more....
And thats it.....
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