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Unread 03-24-2010, 11:29 AM   #1
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Anyone with procomp leafs getting good flex??

So I know now that 5 years ago I should have bought a nicer lift, but hey I was young and dumb. I just wanted to know if anyone out there was running pro comp leafs and have actually broke them in enough to get good flex out of them???? Pictures anyone?? Here is mine at basically full flex!!
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Unread 03-24-2010, 11:54 AM   #2
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Really? ...... Really?
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Unread 03-24-2010, 01:17 PM   #3
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Thats about all I get too.
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Unread 03-24-2010, 01:20 PM   #4
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Are you running the stock shackles? i just ordered a new set.
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Unread 03-24-2010, 01:43 PM   #5
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well with a leaf spring the flex comes from the quality of the spring and when a leaf springs done flexing its done, the only way can get more droop out of those springs is to set your shackle angle up at a 50 or 45 degree angle witch would mean moving spring hangers and what not

EDIT: i have a buddy that has a procrap lift on his YJ and he gets about the same flex and his is new
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Unread 03-24-2010, 01:50 PM   #6
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I just got 1" booms from r.c. ,gonna put them on saturday .
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well with a leaf spring the flex comes from the quality of the spring and when a leaf springs done flexing its done, the only way can get more droop out of those springs is to set your shackle angle up at a 50 or 45 degree angle witch would mean moving spring hangers and what not

EDIT: i have a buddy that has a procrap lift on his YJ and he gets about the same flex and his is new
I know the springs are crap. And I have thought about moving the shackle mounts. I will see how the longer shackles do then I will probably do a SOA and a frame stretch with cherokee leafs.

I ordered 1" booms from BASERK yesterday.
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I have thought about moving the shackle mounts. I will see how the longer shackles do then I will probably do a SOA and a frame stretch with cherokee leafs.

I ordered 1" booms from BASERK yesterday.
the longer shackle should help, unless your dead set on SOA and have been planing on it for a while i would just get new springs and move the spring hanger to get a better shackle angle

but if you want the better ride of a SOA then F*** it and go SOA you cant beat the ride of a SOA
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I change my mind every other week so I dont know yet.
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Unread 03-24-2010, 02:36 PM   #10
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Unread 03-24-2010, 09:48 PM   #11
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any one else running this setup?
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Unread 03-24-2010, 09:52 PM   #12
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Procomp springs are decent but you wont get alot of Flex out of them, Install some Boomerang shackles and dont over tighten the bolts . Keep in mind the Procomp springs have a 365LB spring rate and are stiff so they aren't too flexy
I deal with them all day long at work (4WheelParts)
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I got some Procomp front 4" lift springs a couple of years ago. I think I get some pretty good flex with them.



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well, this is a pic I'm not particularly proud of... but it was awhile ago when I was on pro-craps. that's about the best flex I got out of these springs... not to mention the hard/harch ride. (which I hated)

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Well I just ordered the boomerang shackles two days ago so hopefully that will help since I'm running stock shackles!!???!? I am thinking about removing the bottom overload leaf from the front?
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