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Rear aftermarket spring stats needed

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Oldblue68, Jun 11, 2001.

  1. Oldblue68

    Oldblue68 Registered Member

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    How wide are the springs you guys are runnin? and anyone have the stats as far as pounds per inch etc, what brand ? Thanks
     
  2. JST12

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    Spring Rate Table (All are 4-inch Lifts)
    Low spring rate = more axle droop and compression
    High spring rate = reduce axle wrap-up/higher load rate
    Information was obtained from 4 Wheel & Off-Road - July, 1999

    Make and Model Suspension Manufacturer Spring Rate (Lbs/In) Number of Leaves Free Arch
    73-91 Blazer/Jimmy
    Pro Comp (11411) 520 5 3.72
    Rancho Suspension (RS86206) 520 5 3.72
    Rough Country (8002) 604 5 3.48
    Skyjacker (C140S) 490 5 5.00
    Superlift "H.D." (01-234) 605 6 4.125
    Superlift "Superride" (01-234-6) 560 5 4.375
    Tuff Country "H.D." (TCI-C4HD) 395 4 4.75
    Tuff Country "EZ-Ride" (TCI-C4M) 295 3 5.75
    Warn "standard" (721013) 672 5 4.75
    Warn "E-Z Ride" (721014) 490 2 5.00
     
  3. Oldblue68

    Oldblue68 Registered Member

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    These stats are for the rear?
     
  4. JST12

    JST12 1/2 ton status

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    Oldblue,
    Sorry no, I think these are front springs. Maybe you can use the info for comparison for trends by manufacturer .
    Jt

    <P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1>Edited by JST12 on 06/14/01 07:44 PM (server time).</FONT></P>
     

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