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Bolt on spring swap???

Discussion in 'Suspension | Axle' started by magnum4x4, Apr 24, 2005.

  1. magnum4x4

    magnum4x4 Registered Member

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    I am checking the interest on a Bolt on 52" front spring swap bracket I made. It is similar to a Jeep shackle reversal for the front, only beefed up a bunch. You can move your front axle foward a few inches with no welding. I am working on a buggy spring set-up for the shackles in the front. Anyway let me know if you intersted.
     
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    Topdown 1/2 ton status

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    sure... got pics?
     
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    fwdjunky 1/2 ton status

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    Like topdown said, got pics? What price range are you looking at?
     
  4. magnum4x4

    magnum4x4 Registered Member

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    Here is a pic of a similar bolt on spring swap. I still have mine on the truck. It is professionally tig welded and made of 1/4" thick steel. I can paint it primer or leave it natural. I am charging $350 and that will include everything including nut, bolts, and washers. All grade 8 hardware. For an extra $25 I can send you longer front shackles to finish of the kit.

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    Spring swap.jpg
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    nice work looks killer.
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    What about the body mount?
     
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    79chevyk10 1/2 ton status

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    That's what I thought at first glance. "where's the body mounts?"
     
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    The uprights on the one on my blazer are moved forward almost to the end of the spring cup. It fits between the body mount and the end of the frame.
     
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    nvrenuf NONE shall pass! Premium Member

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    Personally, I think the pricing might be a little high. I'd be interested in it right now for $200 if it included the longer rear shackles as well.

    Don't get me wrong I'm not knocking the product, it's a good idea.

    Just a thought, what about maing the spring buckets a little longer with holes for both 52" & 56" springs? :thinking:
     
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    will it fit a 1st gen?
     
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    I was even thinking of making a bolt on frame extension with built in spring buckets for 52" springs. Thinking about making my frame about 8" longer in the front.
     

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