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Installed the RRO living kit yesterday, took it though all the bumps and worst roads to try and get I settled, right after the install the front was 1" higher than the back then backed down to 1/4 inch and won't settle any more visually able to see the front rake which I'm not too fond of, anyone else have this?

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Installed the RRO living kit yesterday, took it though all the bumps and worst roads to try and get I settled, right after the install the front was 1" higher than the back then backed down to 1/4 inch and won't settle any more visually able to see the front rake which I'm not too fond of, anyone else have this?
It will take more than a couple hours for it to 'settle'.

The rear suspension on my '12 has 'settled' about 3/4" over the last couple years and that was AFTER sitting on the dealer lot for probably 5 months.
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Re: RRO leveling kit not so level?

There is probably a little more settling still to happen. But i remember reading of another post where someone said the same thing. Do you have the load leveling rear struts? Do you keep anything in the cargo area?

I haven't bought the RRO leveling kit because it levels too well. Typically rear springs have a lower rate than the front, so as you add passengers and cargo the rear will drop more than the front. you would always want to leave a little rake towards the front. Unless you have the load leveling rear struts, which would compensate for it.
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Re: RRO leveling kit not so level?

Yeah I do actually have load leveling rear suspension and I don't have anything in the back
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There is probably a little more settling still to happen. But i remember reading of another post where someone said the same thing. Do you have the load leveling rear struts? Do you keep anything in the cargo area?

I haven't bought the RRO leveling kit because it levels too well. Typically rear springs have a lower rate than the front, so as you add passengers and cargo the rear will drop more than the front. you would always want to leave a little rake towards the front. Unless you have the load leveling rear struts, which would compensate for it.
We have the RRO 1.75" level kit in the front and PolyAir airbags in the rear coils. At the moment there is about 10lbs pressure in the bags but when towing our Bushtracker with 325kg ball weight I have around 40 lbs in the bags. It sits very slightly nose down with the van on and using weight distribution.

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Re: RRO leveling kit not so level?

I was looking into those bags for towing, I didnt think about them to add a little rear height with the leveling kit? I guess they make contact even with no load in the, and you are able to maintain the rake?

For the OP: I was just thinking, the leveling kit is just a spacer, most of the settling is in the springs, and you are still using the same springs. So that first bit of settling, was probably from the bind in the suspension from lowering the car. Maybe throw a spacer inteh rear? Though i was lookign for something like that just incase i had the same issue, and never realy found anything i liked.
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I was looking into those bags for towing, I didnt think about them to add a little rear height with the leveling kit? I guess they make contact even with no load in the, and you are able to maintain the rake?

For the OP: I was just thinking, the leveling kit is just a spacer, most of the settling is in the springs, and you are still using the same springs. So that first bit of settling, was probably from the bind in the suspension from lowering the car. Maybe throw a spacer inteh rear? Though i was lookign for something like that just incase i had the same issue, and never realy found anything i liked.
Yes the bags in the rear will raise the back a little with about 20lbs pressure. I did not put anything else in the rear just the spacers in the front. With that alone the body rake is still there but the bottom of the car is basically parallel with the ground. I will upload a pic to give you an idea of how it looks with about 10lbs. This is how I travel when not towing.
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