for the best ride quality set ride height for shocks at mid travel.
if the bars are cranked to raise the truck the shocks are limited in their down travel.
that means when hitting a 4" hole, instead of just the wheel dropping 4" the wheel only goes as far as the
already extended shock goes, then...
if you haven't done it yet,,,
get a couple of bolts that match the bell housing bolts and cut the heads off, install in the block on each side to guide the tranny home.
be sure the bolts are long enough to grab for removal.
I ground small flats on them for a wrench.
tighten them while hanging in the air, no weight allowed.
keep wheel rotating while tightening
there are several opinions of how to do this, I recall the manual goes something like this:
tighten to 21 lb/ft, (that fully seats the bearings) 28.5 Nm
loosen 1 turn
tighten to 17 INCH POUNDS...
he was the 4th member of the Three Stooges. or maybe the 5th, not sure on that.
after reading the WIKI article I must humbly admit I was lacking in my knowledge
of the Three Stooges,
first time I've n been wrong about something (today) :dntknw: