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Long term testing, 52" front springs? Check in guys

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Apr 26, 2006.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Alright, this is for those running 52" front springs. How are they working out for you guys? Any main leaf bending? Breakages? Any major troubles? I'm just wondering before my S10 even hits the trails, should I be worrying about my leaf packs? Thought was if there is an issue maybe I should take another 52" pack and cut the ends off of another main leaf to give my main leaf a little more support. Any other long term experiences to note? wear out a set just overall?
     
  2. MTMike

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    My 3rd leave is starting to W and I'm gonna add a couple leaves back in

    I took my overloads out temproarily and the springs sit in negative arch at ride height without them, so I will be putting them back in too.

    Mike
     
  3. sled_dog

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    mine don't even sit on the overloads.... were yours on the overloads before you removed them? of course I'm holding up a little less weight.
     
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    Yeah, mine was pretty much on the overloads before.

    My only regret in the swap was not getting the heavier springs that JCW offered.
     
  5. redneckdude

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    so far so good for me. No hardcore wheeling yet but ive put over 500 miles on them and they have been great so far. My packs came off a blazer with prob close to 100K on it.
     

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