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Inboard rear springs

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by seattlek5, Oct 28, 2001.

  1. seattlek5

    seattlek5 1/2 ton status

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    Has anyone moved their rear springs under the frame rail like the front springs? A friend and I were talking about this last week, he has a K20 and was talking about doing that to use a longer spring and to have more options for shackle length. Also more leverage on the spring. It sounds like a good idea to me. What do you guy and gals think? Pros and cons?
     
  2. SCOOBYDANNN

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    NoRulez (SP?)has it, its on an F250, but same Idea and its bada$$, hes on the pitate board but occasionally checks over here,

    Sun Desert Offroad <a target="_blank" href=http://4x4.alloffroad.com>4x4.alloffroad.com</a>
     
  3. SlyDog

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    That truck has some Serious flex !

    <font color=green>[​IMG]1977 K5 GETTIN IT AWN[​IMG]</font color=green>
    GO BUSH
     
  4. seattlek5

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    That's the red and white super cab, right? That rig has all kinds of flex. I didn't know he moved the springs, I thought they came htat way on Fords. Obviously, it works.
     
  5. SCOOBYDANNN

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    His name on the pirate board is fullsize rules

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  6. XtrmChevy

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    I am going to do it on my K20, the 14b is from a Van so I have to relocate the springperches anyway.
    I think (hope) it is going to work.

    1981 K20 350/400/208/205 D60fARB & 14bFFDETROIT 4.10 (UNDER CONSTRUCTION!!)
     
  7. mpascino

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    I was thinking of doing this so I can use a dually rear on my burban. I'll let you know what happenes.
    Mike

    The jeep eater ......jeep it's what's for dinner[​IMG]
     

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