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add a leaf..

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by bryguy00b, Jul 2, 2002.

  1. bryguy00b

    bryguy00b 3/4 ton status

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    could i do a add a leaf or something all around for like 2 inches of lift? like do they sell add a leaf kits or anything like that?

    Bryan
     
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    <font color="green"> You could do an add-a-leaf, it will give you around 1.5-2" and make your truck have a ride quality similar to a brick on a roller skate. A better option is to invest in some springs for the front and if you can't afford springs or a shackle flip for the rear then just get some blocks until you can.</font color>
     
  3. FLASHLIGHT76

    FLASHLIGHT76 1/2 ton status

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    I LOVE THE BRICK ON THE ROLLER SKATE ANALOGY, SO TRUE LOL /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     
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    IF YOUR LOOKING FOR SOME HEGHT GET THE REAR SHACKLE FLIP AND SOME 4IN FRONT SPRINGS, OR I HAVE SEEN A 1 TO 2 INCH SHACKLE LIFT UP FRONT AND A 2 INCH BLOCK REAR. YOU WOULD RETAIN YOUR RIDE AND NOT SPENT AN ARM AND ALEG /forums/images/icons/smirk.gif
     
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    xplosuv 1/2 ton status

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    I put a 2" addaleaf on my 76 with 4" lift springs and did not notice a stiffer ride? and was using rancho springs.
     
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  7. bryguy00b

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    yea im looking at a rough country lift..they seem to be from what ive herd anyway..pretty good..and you cant beat the price! at my age its something i could actualy afford!i want to put a 4" in..with blocks..then later up grade to some springs.. /forums/images/icons/wink.gif

    Bryan
     
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    I don't like the idea of a shackkle lift up front, it screws up your steering geometry pretty bad, not so bad if it a pure off road vehicle, but if it is a daily driver its not much fun.
     
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    I had some sagging 4 inch lift springs in the front and I put the rough country add-a-leaves in and gained 1.5 inches. It rides exactly the same as it did before.

    Evan
     

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