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Rear end roll

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by eshorvath, Jul 17, 2004.

  1. eshorvath

    eshorvath 1/2 ton status

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    Ok, i have 4 inch lift blocks for the rear. I have notices noise when breaking or acc. Looked under as i was doing this, and notice that my rear end rolls down, pulling hte drive line away from he transfer case.

    What can help his, besides traction bars? Using flip shackles instead of blocks? Do i need to put torque bars on the rear end? Rolls way too much.
    Eddie
     
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    double check your u-bolts is the only thing i can say.
     
  3. eshorvath

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    They are really tight.
     
  4. ugly_blazer

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    Shackle flip, or replace the springs with lifted springs.
     
  5. eshorvath

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    I was given my front lift springs...Where can i get rear lift springs?
    Eddie
     
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    Scroll to the top of this page, if you have a Tuff Country banner, click on it. Then click "customer care", then click "find a dealer"
     
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    I dont, what is he web address/
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    Eddie
     
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    Click here for dealers

    Click here for the website homepage


    Is you axle moving forward like it is warping the springs?
     
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    if anything, the blocks aren't helping
     
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    This might be a stupid question, bu will he K10 rear lift springs be compatable with the k5?
    Which ones should i go for?
    Eddie
     
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    Depends what length the trucks springs are.
    K5's are 49" up front, and 52's in the back
     
  14. ugly_blazer

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    If the K-10 has 52" springs, which most of them do, they should work. The 56" aren't near as popular and usually cost more. I don't know for sure, but I think that the 56's are usually on 1 tons.
     
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    3/4 or 1 ton /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    so use he 52 inch? Or 56 inch for the K5?
    Eddie
     
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    you'll use 52's in the rear for a k5 /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     

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