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Does anybody know a way to raise the rear of the C4 up a little higher. I understand longer bolts lower the car. But how can you get the car to sit higher in the rear?

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Does anybody know a way to raise the rear of the C4 up a little higher. I understand longer bolts lower the car. But how can you get the car to sit higher in the rear?
Screw the bolts up higher.
Reposition the spacers on the spring where it mounts to the batwing
 

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might need new shocks and a rear spring if it's sitting too low.
 

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Score some 5/8 large diameter flat washers they are about
1/8" thickness. For a 1/2 rise you will need 8, 4 per side.

You can remove the hanger bolt nut & install the washers @ the bottom or remove the bolt & install the washers under the head of the bolt for a sanitary look.
 

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Thanks a million


Would 3/4 inch be too much

Would it throw my alinement off?
Before taking the wrenches out do a mock up.

Place a piece of masking tape on the body at the wheel center line. Measure up from the lower horizontal shelf of the wheel shell just above the rolled edge & mark the masking tspe at a convenient number. Place a floor jack under the center of the carrier & raise the car 3/4 of an inch by comparing the previous mark to the current measurement. If your happy go for it.

Camber will change with a height adjustment. Raising the rear will add positive camber, top of the wheel will tilt outboard. Zero camber is recommended for the rear & street use.

Lowering the rear will add negative camber, top of the wheel will tilt inboard. Good for road racing, wears the inside of the tires quickly.
 

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Before taking the wrenches out do a mock up.

Place a piece of masking tape on the body at the wheel center line. Measure up from the lower horizontal shelf of the wheel shell just above the rolled edge & mark the masking tspe at a convenient number. Place a floor jack under the center of the carrier & raise the car 3/4 of an inch by comparing the previous mark to the current measurement. If your happy go for it.

Camber will change with a height adjustment. Raising the rear will add positive camber, top of the wheel will tilt outboard. Zero camber is recommended for the rear & street use.

Lowering the rear will add negative camber, top of the wheel will tilt inboard. Good for road racing, wears the inside of the tires quickly.

GOOD IDEA
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