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Ohhhhh okay. Did you start a build thread?
I did, haven't been on it in a while tho lol

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post #4367 of 6786 Old 06-17-2012, 10:16 PM Thread Starter
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I did, haven't been on it in a while tho lol
Mine is pretty awesome, a lot of people flock here to chat and stuff

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Mine is pretty awesome, a lot of people flock here to chat and stuff
I do like yours, lots of good info
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Mine is pretty awesome, a lot of people flock here to chat and stuff
Awesome.....no way....ha ha ha
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I do like yours, lots of good info
Haha thanks, that is what it is here for.

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Awesome.....no way....ha ha ha
Get out :P

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Haha thanks, that is what it is here for.

Get out :P
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No.
Okay then.

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So more or less back on topic here.

The second set of 3/4 inch spacers will be here today. I may go rent those spring compressors from Auto whatever. Take it and just put it on, then jack the jeep up so the coil will hopefully just fall out and make it easier.

Also getting the rear IRO sway links today. Will do both at the same time, makes the most sense. Since I am only sitting at about 1.5 inches of lift in the rear, the additional 3/4 spacer should give me around 2.25 inches of lift in the rear. Around 21.25 hub to fender.

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at that height you probably wont need the coil spring compressor, but it will most certainly help....just jack up the body as high as you can and drop one side at a time...
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at that height you probably wont need the coil spring compressor, but it will most certainly help....just jack up the body as high as you can and drop one side at a time...
You are correct that i dont need them. BUT even at full droop (with shocks and sway disco'd) it is still a bit** because I still have to use force to compress the spring to get it in there. So the compressors will just make it overall easier. This will be the 4th time doing this. Lol.

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You could do like I did and just squeeze the spring with your hands. If you're like me, you should be able to mash them down to about 4" tall.

HA! Really though, I just let the axle droop and jacked up the opposite side from where I was working. That gave me tons of room.

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You are correct that i dont need them. BUT even at full droop (with shocks and sway disco'd) it is still a bit** because I still have to use force to compress the spring to get it in there. So the compressors will just make it overall easier. This will be the 4th time doing this. Lol.
I know wath you mean...it isn't my first rodeo, or 4th...at any rate, to each their own....

Or, like mentioned above....use the hands to compress them
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When i put the jeep on jack stands and drop the axle, one side lower at a time. It pops out the breather hose and blah blah blah. I just figured itd be easier to keep them at compressed length, and then drop the axle etc.

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So more or less back on topic here.

The second set of 3/4 inch spacers will be here today. I may go rent those spring compressors from Auto whatever. Take it and just put it on, then jack the jeep up so the coil will hopefully just fall out and make it easier.

Also getting the rear IRO sway links today. Will do both at the same time, makes the most sense. Since I am only sitting at about 1.5 inches of lift in the rear, the additional 3/4 spacer should give me around 2.25 inches of lift in the rear. Around 21.25 hub to fender.
I got a spring compressor when I put my 3/4 spacers in. It was actually more work to use the compressor then it was to jack the other side of the axel up. Only time I can see a spring compressor being better would be if it was a air spring compressor. Those ones you get that you have to tighten are junk.

Did you get the ome hd springs or the medium ones? I got 2.75" with the hd springs. Not sure why you would only get 1.5" with yours unless they were mediums or you have the upcountry springs already.

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