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looooong add-a-leafs (rear) ?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 88jimmy4x4, Dec 27, 2003.

  1. 88jimmy4x4

    88jimmy4x4 1/2 ton status

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    I got a set of 2.5" add-a-leafs for my stock rear springs today. They are the long version.
    What is the best location in the pack for these?
    Should they go as the second spring from the top or the third?
    I will have to cut some off the ends regardless, however how much depends on yalls recommendations /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

    Thanks
     
  2. Confedneck

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    no instructions??
     
  3. 88jimmy4x4

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    Yes it came with instructions, but it just basically said the obvious "dont install under the overload flat leaf". I had to LMFAO at that one /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif

    I have installed the short ones before on a previous truck, but the guy at 4wp's told me the longer ones ride better so I bought these. He also said I might have to trim an inch or so depending on where I placed them. Basically they should either go next to the longest top spring with the eyes or the next one down. If it doesnt matter thats fine, just thought I would check to see if anyone had a preference from experience.
     
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    If you're looking for ride quality, an add a leaf is NOT for you.
     
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    i say trim it so its maybe a half inch to an inch shorter, on each end than the 2nd leaf, and install it as a 3rd leaf in the pack
     
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    Thanks for the input Confedneck /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  7. 88jimmy4x4

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    Anyone else got an opinion on this cause Im fixing to break out the sawzall /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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