Recommended: read 50 threads on cutting coils; cut once. Use a cutoff saw and not a torch or you're gonna p off a lot of guys here.
And that difference not normal. Bent stab bar is my first pick, bound control arm bushing, sacked out coil, even a galled shock. You can even check for the famous ""control arm hole punched in the wrong place on the frame" problem, but that may be for only certain years or production run. Search.
A real stretch can be a problem from the front manifesting itself in the rear.
\'96SS SOB: SSRI, Herter Tune, Tri-Y II, , 3000 Edge, F/HO bars, METCO extendeds with CV MMC, Bilsteins, currently Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta (315/35 rear). Finally, wait for it... LT-4 knock module!
\'96FWB BUW-Butt Ugly White: PCMPerformance tune, HDFA w/ swissed filter, 1/2 SLP s.s. catback with H- and Flow Super 50s, oem opti rebuilt 3 times, SS Bars, METCO LCA, Airlift 1000, Monroe SS, PowerTrax No-Slip, CTS wheels with +1 rubber. Finally, yes again... LT-4 knock module!