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Question about Add A Leaf Springs

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by tacomathunder, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. Mar 2, 2013 at 2:07 PM
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    tacomathunder

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    how do add a leafs lift a 5 lug taco with spring under axle? i understand how it would with the springs over the axle on the 6 luggers, but i have a 5 lugger and want to put a lift kit on it, and pro comp has an easy lift kit that comes with add a leafs...the 5 luggers springs are below the axle, so how would that lift the rear?
     
  2. Mar 2, 2013 at 2:13 PM
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    hmmmmmmmmmmm good question. if the aal sets underneath the primary spring, will it increase the curvature/arc of the pack?
     
  3. Mar 2, 2013 at 2:15 PM
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    idk lol, im actually really wondering this, maybe its a stupid question, idk lol
     
  4. Mar 2, 2013 at 2:18 PM
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    i've never owned a 2wd LOL so I guess I needs a pic to look at to wrap my pea brain around the concept......
     
  5. Mar 2, 2013 at 2:25 PM
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    wouldn't they stiffen the pack and allow less sag? thus increasing ride height a bit?
     
  7. Mar 2, 2013 at 2:32 PM
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    I guess that would be it, something that seems so simple, and i made it complicated lmao
     
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    This

    Its pretty easy to get confused by it (locations of springs)

    SUA springs have more ARC than SOA also..;)
     
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    Yup.... And essentially, if you flattened them out....they'd be much LONGER.

    I had a built Jeep YJ with 4.5" SUA lift.....
    And actually, SUA lifted rigs are more stable on the road than their SOA counterparts with the same lift.
     
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    ^^^damn! Not much for $340....
     
  12. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:35 PM
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    i just bought a pro-comp one that does essentially the same thing for under 200
     
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    Please explain. How would it lower the truck?
     
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