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Who says you can't get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Zeus33rd, Sep 29, 2002.

  1. Zeus33rd

    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    Check it.....
    And this one...
    Now I know it's not anything like the flex you'd get from 57' springs or the "Springer" suspension....But for stock springs with add a leafs...I'd say it flexes pretty good.... /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    Well, i must admit, that is pretty darn good.
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    Just wonderin', what size tires you got on there? I've got 33's, and need a little more clearance. Been thinking about putting on Add a leafs. Flex looks good!
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    looks like it would REALLY flex if you undid the body mount bolts
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    georgiared84- Those are cheap a$$ 33's from Les Schawb. Since that picture, I've blown out the sidewall on one of them. Decent for mud, but the sidewallsare weak...No good for rocks.

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    looks like it would REALLY flex if you undid the body mount bolts


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    Gee.......Ya think so huh? /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif /forums/images/icons/smirk.gif
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

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    Those are cheap a$$ 33's from Les Schawb

    [/ QUOTE ] WTF is Les Schawb?? /forums/images/icons/confused.gif
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    tire store chain in the pacific northwest
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    oh thanks
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    looks pretty good to me.how much lift with the add aleafs
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    It had just 4" Rancho blocks, then to fix the saggy butt thing, I got some stock springs with the add-a-leaf already installed. Cured the saggy butt and then some. I would imagine it's about 5.5" in the back. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    looks good /forums/images/icons/cool.gif
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    These are some old pictures from the blazer I used to own. I also have the factory springs with the four in blocks and add a leaf. The tires are 35x14.50 SSR's. The only thing I wish I would have done is relocate the shocks, but I never got around to it.
    http://community.webshots.com/album/43611334jpPkeU
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    Flexing with stock rear springs is nothing new: /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
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    ps, looks good though...
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    damn that is some sweet flex. looks awesome. it does look like the body is floatin on the last picture. lol. some badass stuff. later.

    jacob
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    Wow! Impressive BigDaddy. /forums/images/icons/grin.gif /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    Bigdaddy, what kind of front springs are you running? That is a crazy ammount of flex. what else did you do to the front to achieve that?
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    I actually got the idea from Marv Springer. The front is a "buggy spring". There is a seperate spring attached to the from that is attached to the main spring. When the front starts to droop the spring attached to the from folds away and produces the extra droop. I also relocated the shock mount and put on 9012's. It works very well as you can see. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     
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    Re: Who says you can\'t get good flex from stock springs and add a leafs? :)

    I dont have any pics but the last time I had mine on a RTI ? ramp I did a little over 900. What ever that means ? All I know is it was good enough to win me a free dinner.
    all I have is stock suspention with 33s. I did have the sway bar disconnected. though.
     

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