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Those with TC 6" front springs

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 85mudblazin, Aug 5, 2004.

  1. 85mudblazin

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    Those with TC 6\" front springs

    I am looking to get the TC 6" springs and I was wonder how well they flexed, and how well do they ride on the road?? I have ROUGH country 4" spring now and I want to go higher and have a better ride would these be a good choice?? opinions??
    -Chris
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    6" springs won't flex very good, but better than a 6" rough country would.
    tuff country and BDS are the softest riding springs (besides custom made ones) so they will still be able to flex.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    front or rear? if front then open up the clips, if rear then flip the overload. either way the TC softrides are the best springs for the price.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    dont forget the option of the ORD zero rate add a leafs and some fender trimming or the 1" body lift (gives a good opportunity to change body mounts as well). /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    well later down the rpad I am shooting for 8" of lift and I can no way do that in the front with a 4" spring so that is why I was looking at the 6" then I could do a 1" body lift(max I will go) and add some zerorates and that will put me at 8". I just hope they flex good.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

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    well later down the rpad I am shooting for 8" of lift and I can no way do that in the front with a 4" spring so that is why I was looking at the 6" then I could do a 1" body lift(max I will go) and add some zerorates and that will put me at 8". I just hope they flex good.

    [/ QUOTE ] 4" Tuff Country spring, ORD 4" Shackle flip, ORD Zero rates, and 3" Body lift would be 8 inches of total lift Note, the ORD Zero Rates will give you 1" of lift. I'm not a fan of body lifts, but you can get 8" lift with 4" springs and have lots of flex, and a quality ride. /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    I dont like big body lifts the max I will go is 1" thats just how I feel.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

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    I dont like big body lifts the max I will go is 1" thats just how I feel.

    [/ QUOTE ]I can understand that, I feel the same myself, but I just thought I'd throw that out sence it can be done.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    I went from 4" rough country's to 4" BDS and the flex difference is amazing. I know TC and BDS are real similar on fles and ride, I say go for it. At the least you won't have any less flex than the rough country's.

    PS IMO flex is a word that is useless if keeping a swaybar. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    yea my swaybar is already gone since I had my stiff A$$ springs, ill just get some disco's if it is to flexy on the road.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

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    PS IMO flex is a word that is useless if keeping a swaybar. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    that's why I got the sway bar dicso /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    what size tire are you planning on running?
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    I have 35's now and I plant to get 38x15x15 after I swap in the 14bff rear.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif /forums/images/graemlins/hack.gif and you can fit them /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif


    http://community.webshots.com/photo/132957664/149697021ZYmSVz

    those are 36" and 4" lift. I know I have enough room to fit larger tires.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    They can be a little soft with the top on, but it is doable. If it is too scary go to discos (as mentioned above) until x-over.

    Once flex is found x-over becomes a high priority.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    Yea I am trying to save the x-over untill I can get a D60 so I dont wasnt too much money on my 10b.
     
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    Re: Those with TC 6\" front springs

    follow the pics link and look at the flex on the front of my blazer they are tc 6in ez rides they work great.
     

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