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Stock rear spring Q's

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by southernspeed, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. southernspeed

    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I'm putting a flip on my '91 and was considering taking out the overload/assister pring from the pack. I've got to make some zero rates anyway to get the right lift so I could just make them that much thicker.
    Is this a safe idea and will it make for a softer ride and better flex?
    I'm not going to be hauling heavy parts around in it anymore.
    Whadya think??
     
  2. pauly383

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    Mine got softer just doing the flip itself . It will be super soft without the overload .
     
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    Try it out before you remove any springs, I think you will be surprised.
     
  4. southernspeed

    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Ok guys thanks, I'll get the ride height sorted out and see how it feels.
    Don't want to get too comfy eh?!!!:D
     
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    on my front zero-rates, i machined them to 6* i welded on a piece of 1/4" to make up the lost material. so if you had regular zeros and wanted to remove the overload you could always blast on some material later
     

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