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ProComp springs-good or trash?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by NewK5Guy, May 13, 2002.

  1. NewK5Guy

    NewK5Guy 1/2 ton status

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    Found a place advertised in Four Wheeler I believe that has 6" rear springs from Explorer Pro Comp for a good price, $130 each, with bushings. Are Pro Comp's good springs? If they are, I'll buy the pair instead of a whole lift kit to get the rear spring upgrade I want. Then I'll replace the fronts(which are in better shape as it is) whenever.
     
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    I don't know, but I want this post to get some replys! I'm interested in the rear procomps myself. Usually you get what you pay for to some extent, which likely means they aren't the smoothest riding or flexiest springs out there. But I'm sure they beat my 1ton springs/4inch block combo!
     
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    We just finished lifting my buddy's Sub using 6" ProComps all around. I'm running 6" ProComps in front of my K5 and they are pretty stiff. The rear 6 inchers on the Sub surprised me cause they actually flexed real good when we tested 'em. But I think they would act differently on a K5 due to the less weight of the rear, compared to a Sub. Hope this helps.
     
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    I have Procomp front 2.5" springs. They are pretty stiff. That is a good price though /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     
  5. blazentank

    blazentank 1/2 ton status

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    One hell of a bumpy ride better hold on. I have a 4 inch lift and it sucks almost bone jarring
     
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    I've been running pro comps on my Jeep for a couple years now, they flex like hell, I have never had a problem with them, and I beat the s**t out of that thing. still no sag and they still ride like new.
     
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    I have the 4" front procomps. Seems to ride rough on road but extremely flexible of road..... Can they be flexy and harsh at the same time?

    I have the RS9000 shocks that may contribute to the on-road harshness.

    They dropped about 1.5-2" after break in which put them in the correct height.

    I like them and would buy them again.
     
  8. gritdog

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    I have the 6" front procomps springs with leaf and block in rear. I also have a rough ride in my 78 pu. Cost was good but I would rethink it if I was going to buy again.
     
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    I have the front 4" Procomp springs. They are too stiff in my opinion, but most any off the shelf spring will be. Tuff Country is your best bet for a soft off the shelf spring.
     

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