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Crappy flex pics

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by clarkjw24, Sep 24, 2005.

  1. clarkjw24

    clarkjw24 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Man my stiff arse springs suck. I can't wait to do the 52 and 64 swap. Here are some crappy flex pics so I can compare the before and after the swap.
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    Stupid ammounts of flex is not the be-all and end-all. And that isnt exactly bad flex, either.
     
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    i like it! is that a 20 degree ramp :wink1: ?

    ryan
     
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    actually I think it is. But the side I use the ground slants down so that prob give a few more degrees.
     
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    what year 63's are you gonna use?

    88-98

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    99- up

    ryan
     
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    that isnt that bad at all actually- but as metioned FLEX isnt everything. if you want a good laugh check out how my 12"ers do. Lata Ryan
     
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    That is crappy? :dunno:

    I guess mine is borderline sucky. :(
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    Stock length EZRides front and rear.
     
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    if you guys are bad then I'm just down right horrible. My argument is this is still my DD and it's got stock length 6in lift springs and the sway bar still on. But after seeing these results yeaterday it's just bad:haha::haha:
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    i was just wondering because i plan on doing the 63" swap in my k5, will you be doing a write up? i would really like to check it out...
     
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    New wheels looking good John. When's that 60 going to find its new home?
     
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    I'm using a set from an 89, atleast thats what was wrote on them :o

    They were freebies, just had to buy some new bushings. I've got to move the gas tank first and build a new rear bumper before the spring swap.
     
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    Thats the same thing I'm running right now. Stock length 6" springs front and rear. I could live with the back but the front is stupid stiff. Does anyone know if some of its because I've got stock steering instead of crossover?
     
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    are you running a sway bar?
     
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    No I dropped the sway bar awhile back. It helped, along with longer brake lines and ford towers but the front springs are still really stiff.
     
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    Stock length 6" lift springs won't flex for **** IMO. Reminds me of those days when my K5 flexed (rather didn't flex) like that. 4" lift springs seem to be the max if you want good flex from leaves.
     

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