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post #1 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 02:06 PM Thread Starter
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f>r lift done

RE 3.5 coils in the front, my stock I6 coils in the rear. I was lucky to have it be pretty level afterwards but have one simple issue. It's tooo level, I feel if I load the back end down at all that it will sag. Will the new springs up front "break in" and lose height after say a month? Or should I add an isolater or 2 in the rear? *stock wheels and tires in these pics, I have 32s going on this week.

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post #2 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 02:32 PM
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Looks sharp!

I'd just do a 0.75" spacer in the rear or V8 coils to bring it up a hair.
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post #3 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 02:36 PM
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I doubled my spacers all around. No issues. Easy to add/remove. Id say do it.

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post #4 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 02:46 PM
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What's all involved with the front to rear swap? And what are the major components that I need? I'm getting some v8 springs and 2 inch spacers from a buddy of mine and I know I need to pick up some 3.5 inch shocks, is there anything else I need to pick up right away

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What's all involved with the front to rear swap? And what are the major components that I need? I'm getting some v8 springs and 2 inch spacers from a buddy of mine and I know I need to pick up some 3.5 inch shocks, is there anything else I need to pick up right away
Front adjustable trackbar, rear swaybar links (98 Chevy K1500 ones will work), front swaybar links.
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post #6 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 02:53 PM
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Does rear sway bars matter? I took mine out and the guy I'm gettin the springs from took his off... And I'm guessing I don't have to worry about adjustable control arms yet?

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Does rear sway bars matter? I took mine out and the guy I'm gettin the springs from took his off... And I'm guessing I don't have to worry about adjustable control arms yet?
Rear sway bar is a net benefit, been discussed multiple time on here before.
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So far all I did was coils and alignment as it had death wobble. Shocks, steering stabilizer, and rear trackbar are in the mail right now. But as is she's all good. I do want to get new control arms to move my rear axle back but i got a few months before I do that
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post #9 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 03:27 PM
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Nice! I'll probably get some new sway bar links and track bar for now then pic up some control arms later

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post #10 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 04:10 PM
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I would ditch the stock front springs that you put in the rear, and the thought of spacers, spend the extra money and buy the correct springs for the rear to match the front. Do it right
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post #11 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 04:15 PM
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I would ditch the stock front springs that you put in the rear, and the thought of spacers, spend the extra money and buy the correct springs for the rear to match the front. Do it right
So would you pick up 3.5 inch springs in the rear?

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post #12 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 04:26 PM
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Yes, they feel way better than putting stock front springs in the rear because they are made for it. I have Rustys 3.5 springs front and rear, and once upon a time I did have front springs in my rear and after buying the correct equipment I would never ever use front springs in the rear again
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post #13 of 16 Old 04-22-2013, 06:48 PM
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I'm thinkin I might go ahead and pick up a pair of the rubicon express springs

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post #14 of 16 Old 05-10-2013, 06:43 PM Thread Starter
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Just wanted to throw up a pic with the 32s on

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post #15 of 16 Old 05-10-2013, 06:47 PM
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Good lookin tires. I like the color

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