As mentioned, check springs and ride height. Look at ALL suspension and body bushings. Loosen suspension and go for a drive around the block. Re check and snug up. I have found many a car with the suspension binding up.
Yes did the measuring driver is like 1 " higher from back off the front tire chassis Where you would Jack it up. Then measured The fender at the top of the ark center molding wheel well.its more like 1 1/2"..