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flex pics with 52" springs up front

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by leadfoot067, Apr 14, 2004.

  1. leadfoot067

    leadfoot067 1/2 ton status

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    flex pics with 52\" springs up front

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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    NICE

    what issues did you have using the 52" up front?
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    looks like the rear could use a little more flex
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    the only issues i have with thr front now are the tires rubbing the inner fenders and firewall....and i need longer shocks also....as far as the rear goes.....i have a set of 63" waiting to go in next
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    what did you do up front with the different spring widths and mounting locations? redrilling the center pin location? /forums/images/graemlins/ears.gif
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    i used a zero rate for the center pin fix....and the bushing width i welded 1/4 plate to the inside of the hangars and shackles
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    pixs please /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
    how mcuh lift did you end up with?
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    theres some pics in my webshots....dana 60 folder....about 5 inches of lift with the zero rate and overload leaf removed
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    Keep an eye on it without the overload. I pulled the overloads on my rear springs and ruined them on one Moab trip and I ended up changing them back out.

    Are you running the stock steering or crossover?

    Looks good BTW. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    Shane, post the head on shot /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif looks nice, i wanna see a sitting flat pic too /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif sweet thanks /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    i have crossover with hydro assist.....im planning on adding one long leaf to the pack....and installing a clamp on the front of the pack i flipped the shackle the wrong way already and it bent the main leaf forward of the u-bolts /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif but i have 2 more sets to play with..lol
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    leadfoot067- I've got some new longer shocks for you down here in Lacey.
     
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    Re: flex pics with 52\" springs up front

    ya i saw them snort..a friend of mine is supposed to gimme a pair this week..if i need them ill let ya know /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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