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56' springs instead of 52'

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Danny Joe, Jul 31, 2005.

  1. Danny Joe

    Danny Joe 1/2 ton status

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    Does anbody know if i can use 56' inch springs instead of 52' inch springs? Any info sure would help. Thanks, Danny Joe. Other email is ltdanjg69@aol.com. :confused:
     
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    56s instead of 52s for what?
     
  3. Danny Joe

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    for my 77' K5. standard size is 52 inch right. I sometimes read in magazines that the guys change there 52 inch springs for 56 inch.
     
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    i just finished ( almost) putting 56" springs on the back of my k5. is that what you are talking about?
     
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    I've got 56s all around on my truck. A popular setup is 52s front 56s rear with a shakle flip. Search and you will find
     
  6. Danny Joe

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    Yes. Can you put them in the front to or just the back? Was thinking about going for a 6 inch lift. I guess they would just bolt right up. Guessing they would articulate better that 52 inch springs.
     
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    i used them in the rear Backwards so i could move the axle back 4". use the seach and you will find lots on this already done
     
  8. Danny Joe

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    Thanks for the info. I didn't think it was a bad post but thats cool. I appreciated it anyway.
     
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    you cant just bolt them on...read the 52" front tech article and do sum searchin.
     
  10. Danny Joe

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    Hey whats up, I'm from blythe not far from you. PM me. :D
     
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    It's not a bad question.............just that it's been asked, answered, and discussed multiple times recently.........
     

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