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Finally installed All Pro standard leaf packs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by GVY, Feb 26, 2012.

  1. Feb 26, 2012 at 7:34 AM
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    GVY

    GVY [OP] All those moments will be lost in time

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    I finally got my front leaf spring bracket bolts out. 14 years of grime and rust seized the bolts up in the rubber bushings real nice so I finally just cut them out with a sawzall.

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    The OEM springs were shot to shit and my rear end was sagging pretty nicely so it was beyond time for them to be replaced. It took about four blades total to get them out.

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    I ended up putting some Grade 5 1/2" x 4" bolts in there and they fit real snug. I was hoping for Grade 8 but 5 was all ACE Hardware had.

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    Finally level and fully lifted in the rear.

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  2. Feb 26, 2012 at 7:37 AM
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    Awesome! Can you pull that thing out of the garage and give us some more pictures??
     
  3. Feb 26, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    Sure thing. I'm working on her now so I'll snap a few.
     
  4. Feb 26, 2012 at 11:07 AM
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  5. Feb 26, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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  7. Feb 27, 2012 at 2:02 PM
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    Did the leaf pack come with new U bolts?
     
  8. Feb 27, 2012 at 2:25 PM
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    Nope, had to buy them separate. They won't fit in the standard u-bolt plate and I have to wait til I can weld on the new shock mounts to the axle.
     
  9. Feb 27, 2012 at 4:47 PM
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    That's the same set up I purchased I am glad to see it worked out for you. I bought the all pro ubolt flip as well. Did it take them long to ship because I orderedthe leafs about a week ago and only received one email stating they were ready for delivery.
     
  10. Feb 28, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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    It was about three weeks before they were delivered but that was back in December. Hopefully you have better luck with removing your bolts. Are you welding on the shock mounts yourself?
     
  11. Feb 28, 2012 at 5:54 PM
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    Id upgrade those bolts asap... Check to see if theres a Fastenal near you, theyll have the bolts you need
     
  12. Feb 28, 2012 at 7:00 PM
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    Word.
     
  13. Mar 2, 2012 at 7:59 AM
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    I dunno man, I bought the Billy 5100 RCD's they state they are direct bolt on application.
     
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    They are i have those shocks :thumbsup:
     
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    You like em? I got a killer deal on them from DSMS so I got em.
     
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    They do the job, my factory shocks were trashed when i first installed. So they were a big difference out the box. Not too impressed after 30k, might be time for.another set
     
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    I just bought them for temp purposes, along with the ones in the front until I can save up enough for a new set up which shouldnt be too long from now thanks to the 1100 a month from the gi bill plus work haha! So 30,000 is good enough for me
     
  18. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:31 AM
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    Yea you cant beat the price from dsm, replace them four times before they cost as much as a rear resi shock
     
  19. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:37 AM
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    And thats where its at. They gave me a military discount that slammed the price down. Maybe Ill just keep what I got put the new leafs and springs on and use the money I'd spend on a more expensive set up for some sliders and a locker
     
  20. Mar 2, 2012 at 8:38 AM
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    Sounds like a plan to me
     
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