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Superlift springs problem

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Col_Sanders, Oct 14, 2006.

  1. Col_Sanders

    Col_Sanders 3/4 ton status

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    Should I worry about this?

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    These are 4" Superlift springs after a couple trips offroad. :mad: They still have the stickers on them. If I straighten them back out will they be ok? What would be the best way to do it? Thinking about using a little sledge.

    I am going to be ditching these soon. I dont like the ride at all and since I will be doing a shackle flip on the rear I want to get 6" for the front. Which brand has the best ride/flex and durability?
     
  2. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    big ars hammer is fine. ubolts need more tourque little loose yet.

    bds is hands down the best springs. http://www.bds-suspension.com/

    tuff county is next in line. then i would go for sky jacker sofft rides 3rd.
     
  3. Col_Sanders

    Col_Sanders 3/4 ton status

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    Great, thanks...Now I have an excuse to buy a sledge!
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Mine do that also and my U-bolts are torqued to 140lbs. Just beat it back in place with a BFH and forget about it until it happens again.
     
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    Hey this is a good thread. Does anyone make springs with military spring wraps?
     
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    love my bds:bow:
     
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    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    yep. try a search for it in the garage .
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Mine have done that for 2 years. Like they said, hit it with a BFH. THat said, I have a set of BDS 6" just waiting in the shop....
     
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    How much you want for that set of BDS?
     
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    they do that because there isnt anything keeping those springs from walking like that, on my 86 i took ALL the spring clamps off to get as much flex out of the suspension as i could without going crazy and my springs would do that once in a while, its no big deal, they wont move far enough to damage a tire or anything...
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I meant waitng for me to have the time to install them.;)
     

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