What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

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Re: What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

Post by Jordi » Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:03 pm

With a 1" lift standard shocks will be fine. I'd suggest getting new U bolts and bushes too.

Not actually sure what you mean by "shackle towers"???
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Re: What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

Post by twiss » Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:15 pm

Think he just means big shackles, rather than shackle reversal towers
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Re: What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

Post by Jordi » Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:33 pm

Ahh, no need change shackles.

Springs, u bolts and bushes.
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Re: What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

Post by SlimGrim » Sun Sep 25, 2016 8:37 am

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Re: What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

Post by SlimGrim » Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:59 pm

Ok, update... Still no springs, Dave doesn't sell standard height, don't really want to cash out on raptor4x4 ones just yet & lesjofors are shit.... Anyone know if kilen are any good? Or where I could get some old new stock Suzuki ones? Cheers sorry for the thread necromancy haha
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Re: What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

Post by SlimGrim » Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:22 pm

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Re: What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

Post by Jordi » Mon Dec 05, 2016 6:23 pm

Try midland road springs or Owens Springs?
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Re: What brand of leaf springs to get and what to avoid?

Post by ScottieJ » Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:40 pm

Could always try to just find some 2" lift springs for the rear and do a rears up front conversion.
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