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front spring lenth? Will these work?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by BiggerRigger, Feb 12, 2004.

  1. BiggerRigger

    BiggerRigger Registered Member

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    I have a set of 62" leafs and wondering if I can use them on the front or the rear of my 89 jimmy. The springs are 2.5" wide. Thanks in advance
    Aaron
     
  2. big83chevy4x4

    big83chevy4x4 3/4 ton status

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    62 are waaaay to long for front use. the stock front springs are 46 or 47. 52s are almost as long as you could go with out moving the shackle or extending the frame forward. i would use them for the rear. i believe you need to move the front hanger forward and the rear back to get the center pin centered in the wheel well.
     
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    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Actually to properly locate 52s requires moving the frnt spring hanger, some opt to redo the frame with a new crossmember.
     
  4. BiggerRigger

    BiggerRigger Registered Member

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    Thanks for the quick reply I think I will use these springs for a new dog crap slinger since they will not fit my junk.
    Aaron
     

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