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What 6" front springs do you run???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by berg76, Dec 30, 2003.

  1. berg76

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    What 6\" front springs do you run???

    I need some 6" front springs! I like the pro comp ones with the full length bushings along the spring. what others run the long bushings??? Others im considering are BDS and TC.
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    TCI with ORD bushings....
    I like the flex!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    I think ORD has a special right now... /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

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    I need some 6" front springs! I like the pro comp ones with the full length bushings along the spring. what others run the long bushings??? Others im considering are BDS and TC.

    [/ QUOTE ] Run from procomp like they were a horny fat lady wearing a stretched out teddy!!!!!

    I have procomp front 6" springs and they are stiff as hell, like empty dump truck stiff. They don't flex worth a crap either. The only good thing about them is that they are pretty strong springs and since they are so stiff they sit very tall. I have 7.5" of lift in the back along with a 3" body and the fronts are just as tall. I got them knowing they are a little stiff because I originally thought I was going to go to a 496BB and add some weight in front but built a 406 SB instead.
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    I run the 6" Tuff Country springs in my Burb with ORD bushings and the HD extended shackles. Great ride with the RS9000X shocks. www.offroaddesign.com sells them..........and he has a sale going on (is it still on till tomorrow?)............
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    I've got Superlift Softrides up front. Little stiff, but plans for a 454 are in the works, and that should soften them up some.
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    any opinions on Rough Country?
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

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    I'ne got Superlift Softrides up front. Little stiff, but plans for a 454 are in the works, and that should soften them up some.


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    I run the Softrides too and don't think are near as stiff as people make them out to be. With no swaybar I can negatively arch my springs /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif pretty easily
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    BDS w/ORD greasable bushings. Nice ride!
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

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    any opinions on Rough Country?

    [/ QUOTE ]The word "Lumberwagon" comes to mind when anyone says Rough Country.
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    I have Superlift springs too, but I'm going to be swapping to BDS.
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

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    I run the 6" Tuff Country springs in my Burb with ORD bushings and the HD extended shackles. Great ride with the RS9000X shocks. www.offroaddesign.com sells them..........and he has a sale going on (is it still on till tomorrow?)............

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    I got the same on the front of my suburban too. Great ride /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    [/ QUOTE ]The word "Lumberwagon" comes to mind when anyone says Rough Country.

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    basically what your saying is that you dont recommend them?
     
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    The word "Lumberwagon" comes to mind when anyone says Rough Country.

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    basically what your saying is that you dont recommend them?

    [/ QUOTE ] Every truck I've driven/riden in with Rough Country suspension rode rough in my opinion. Some people like it, but I didn't.
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

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    run the Softrides too and don't think are near as stiff as people make them out to be. With no swaybar I can negatively arch my springs pretty easily


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    Mine work okay /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif [​IMG]
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    I have the rough country front springs and they arent bad at all. Wish I could ride in somebody elses to compare them too.
     
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    Re: What 6\" front springs do you run???

    My Rough Country 4" springs aren't bad at all. Close to the same ride as my buddies 4" BDS springs. But he runs with a swaybar and I don't. I think the lack of swaybar combined with stiff springs helps when cornering on pavement. JMHO
     

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