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TC EZ-ride springs

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by skyblazer, May 31, 2002.

  1. skyblazer

    skyblazer 1/2 ton status

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    Just looking for some opinions. I have TC EZ-rides (4") on my 72 K5 . It's got the stock springs in the rear along with a ORD shackle flip (oh yeah, poly bushings and greasable joints too). Shocks are RS9000s set to 1 (light). Anyhoo, after about 500 miles on em, they are still stiff. I've been too busy fixin and tweakin other things to really work on the ride, but they either need to get softer or I'm gonna need a 5-point harness! Any thoughts?
     
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    what tire pressure are you riding. i used to run around 35 all the time, then notice when i droped the air to about 26 it was a lot softer ride. i usually air up to 35lbs when i go on long trips to save me a little on gas.

    TC was my first choice on front springs, then came skyjacker and they went on. make sure your bushings bolts are not too tight.

    ARQ.
     
  3. wheelin72

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    arQ u picked skyjacker over tcs?
    IM going to order the 6 icnh tcs spring i dont know if i should do heavy or the light dutys
     
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    A buddy of mine has a set of Skyjacker 4"/6" springs and the RS9000s he ahs on the Blazer are too soft, even set to full firm. Sounds to me like the Tough Country springs are a lot stiffer than the Skyjackers.
     
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    thought tuff country got a softer raiting that skyjack.
     
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    ive got 4in TC soft rides on mine and it took about a month for them to finally soften up but i noticed after i went out for some really hard wheelin i finally got them to ride like a caddy and i love them
     
  7. skyblazer

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    Hey, great to hear....they do seem to be getting better lately, but still far from soft!
     

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