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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by 4WD, Feb 10, 2011.

  1. Feb 10, 2011 at 9:04 PM
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    S.B.

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  2. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:34 PM
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    Very Nice !! I broke my springs in a bit tonight, nothing hard just getting them to settle...



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  3. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:39 PM
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    mild flex wheel about 6" off the ground, I'm loving this creation

    I'll call it a Toyforda !!:eek::eek:;)

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  4. Feb 10, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    4WD

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    Yeah I put couple bags of concrete & my spare in the back for a mild "shake down" , checked springs & re torqued, no shifting & torque was good but I'm still changing the brakeline something about 4"-6" longer...
     
  5. Jan 28, 2012 at 11:35 PM
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    IDtrucks

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    more info on this lol. i want about 2" out back. i dont know a dam thing about leafs so what should i look for if i want to do what you did
     
  6. Jan 29, 2012 at 12:54 AM
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    Nice ARC, consistency of ARC, most importantly WIDTH, width has got to be near identical to the main leaf/leafs you're building off of, go to wrecking yard & start looking for 1-ton Chevy S-10 flatbed springs

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    I did this one today for myself....
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  7. Jan 29, 2012 at 3:11 AM
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    Doug, I still say you need a "OMD Leaf Spring and Bikini Waxing Emporium" Decal.
     
  8. Jan 29, 2012 at 3:25 AM
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    Nice job! I did the same thing with my Bronco II way back when, combined f-150 and some sploder springs. So cool you got 3" of lift. How do they flex? looks like they have plenty of arch left in them.
     
  9. Jan 29, 2012 at 8:21 AM
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    Haha , no shit huh Rick !!.:D


    Thanks bro', this little leafpack I did yesterday is a combination of the stock 3-leaf config, w/2 Ford springs topped off by an additional Chevy spring, maybe call it OMD 6-pack...:D

    The added lift (3.5") is plenty for obstacle clearing, & the unusually long (for a truck this size) stock main leaf with the added steel really starts to ramp up when the springs start to compress & when one or the other rear wheels is off the ground allowing full droop I still have roughly 2" of travel left on the shock still on the ground, so its safe to say articulation is waaay improved without worry to damage suspension (shocks)
     
  10. Jan 30, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    so all you did for that one was take the stock leaf pack and put in 2 other springs below them? any way i can predict how much lift i will get out of one/two more leafs?
     
  11. Jan 30, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    This is something I need to learn... or do. Awesome stuff!
     
  12. Jan 31, 2012 at 12:10 AM
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    I'm ready to do this I went to one junkyard today and I'm going back to pull some leafs tomorrow hopefully:D
     
  13. Jan 31, 2012 at 1:09 AM
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    This is a great mod. I might experiment with my stock non-TSB leaf pack now. + rep for 4WD's ingenuity.
     
  14. Jan 31, 2012 at 3:26 AM
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    Yeah, this started as a stock 3 leaf 1st gen. added 2 Ford Ranger springs & gained 3". So far ,all of my rebuilds have gained 3" w/2 springs per side, safe to say 1 leaf would yield 1.5"

    Thanks Adam, still want a kit ??:)

    Niiiiice, let me know if ya have any problems or questions..;)

    Thanks brother, & I encourage you to experiment, let me know your results...;)

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  15. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:38 AM
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  16. Jan 31, 2012 at 4:41 AM
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  17. Jan 31, 2012 at 10:38 PM
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    Hey 4WD i got some leafs today but what are u getting a new longer centering bolt?
     
  18. Jan 31, 2012 at 11:24 PM
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    I get mine at National Spring but ORW has them & just about any suspension shop should be able to help you out
     
  19. Mar 9, 2012 at 12:29 PM
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