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Do I need super flex for mud?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Saxwonder84, Jul 24, 2004.

  1. Saxwonder84

    Saxwonder84 1/2 ton status

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    Living in Texas I do mostly mud and trail type stuff. I'm just curious if I need all that flex or something a little more firm?

    Jacob
     
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    You don't need a lot of articulation but having a sofer riding suspension helps when you can't see what's under the water/soft top mud. Mud requires speed which means you might hit something large like a stump or log while you're trying to skim across to the other side of the pit. Having a soft suspension will keep your fillings in and your spine from compressing like a ball of play dough. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. RingMaster4x4

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    IMO I think that it depenes on how you plan on going in to the mud. If you plan on hitting it moving then I would want a fairly firm susp. if you plan on crawling in to it then I think a little flex is good. /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    I'm just curious if I need all that flex or something a little more firm?

    Jacob

    [/ QUOTE ] No, any lift spring will work good for mud, A good firm suspension is almost better because it helps keep the wheels planted and not hopping around in the mud.
     

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