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Tested flex today. (pics)

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MTBLAZER89, Mar 29, 2003.

  1. MTBLAZER89

    MTBLAZER89 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    Finally got off my A$$ and took my damn sway bars off and tried to flex my truck. I guess it did ok nothing like I see some other trucks on this site I think my springs are too stiff and I have no lockers so it always starts to spin out /forums/images/graemlins/angryfire.gif. I also have dual shocks up front I don't know which one to remove or if that will make a difference or not. Here's some pics hope they work. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Lookin' good!!
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    nice truck ya got there..man i wish trucks stayed like that here!!! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     
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    Did you notice much difference with and without the swaybars?
    Is your suspension stock?
     
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    hey hey lookin good!
    And remeber every truck has to start somewhere /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
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    Nice truck Brian! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    Getting the most out of your suspension is just a matter of many small mod's and some fine tuning. I began by opening up my front spring clamps, losing the sway bar altogether, relocated my rear shocks, then I swapped to 57" rear springs...

    The first time I ramped my truck it managed about 760 on a 20 degree ramp, now it ramps mid 1100's and I know it can do more with some minor tweaking.

    Rene
     
  7. MTBLAZER89

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    [ QUOTE ]
    Did you notice much difference with and without the swaybars?
    Is your suspension stock?

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    Yeah I noticed some difference. It definetly flexes better than before. Haven't driven on the highway much yet to see if there are any bad side effects.
     
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    No its not stock suspension it's 4" Superlift springs all the way around. Little stiff but we run across the desert pretty fast sometimes it soaks up big bumps very well. I am trying to find a happy medium between that and still having good articulation. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif
     

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