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Discussion in 'Suspension' started by S-Runner '01, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. Jul 31, 2010 at 9:40 PM
    S-Runner '01

    S-Runner '01 [OP] Elderly Gentleman - Junior Member

    Jul 15, 2008
    First Name:
    Yakima "the Palm Springs of Central Washington"
    BSP '01 S-Runner
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    I recently bought an '01 S-Runner. The previous owner has installed aftermarket coils in front and 3" blocks in the rear for a 3" drop all around.
    I want to put it back to stock height so I'm planning on taking out the 3" lowering blocks and I'm looking for a pair of stock S-Runner coils for the front. Of course the original parts are long gone so I need some shorter u-bolts for the rear and longer coils for the front.
    My questions are:
    1. Without going to the dealer, where can I find a pair of stock S-Runner coil springs?
    2. If I can't find coils specifically for an S-Runner, will coils from any '01-'04 two wheel drive with the 3.4 liter engine work?
    3. What is the correct size for the rear u-bolts. The ones currently on there are 1/2" diameter, about 6.5" height and I haven't yet determined the inside width. They are threaded about 2" so when I take out the 3" blocks the u-bolts are not going to be threaded enough to pull the springs up to the axle. If I can find out the correct size for the u-bolts I can go down to the spring shop and they will make me u-bolts in any size I need. Anybody know the correct size for the u-bolts?
  2. Jul 31, 2010 at 9:45 PM
    Mr. Brown

    Mr. Brown Well-Known Member

    Jan 17, 2010
    Orange County
    White Double Cab Off Road
    Suspensiopn: Donahoe coil overs, Donahoe rear reservoir shocks, Light Racing UCA's, Wheelers AAL's, Exterior: Powder-coated black billet grill, Hella Black Magic fog lights, color matched rear bumper, color matched side mirrors, undercover tonneau cover, Interior: Alpine W203 w/ Blackbird II, Weathertech Floor-liners, blue gauge light mod, Performance: AFE Stage II Intake, Banks exhaust, single cat y-pipe, Dynomat hood-liner, NST Performance pulleys, URD MAF calibrator
    You could do this a couple ways,

    1. Call some local junk yards and find a donor truck. You can get all the parts pretty cheap

    2. Most Auto stores can look up what size u-bolts you need. They can also order replacement springs.

    3. put a WTT ad in the for sale section

    4. Google

    Alternatively, you could just ask your spring shop cut the thread further down on the u bolts you have, and then cut the excess off once you have it all put back together. Just leave a quarter inch of thread past the bolt .

    Oh, and you'll probably need new shocks.
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