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Unread 02-27-2010, 10:11 PM   #1
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1981 CJ5 
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Location: Sonora
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The best spring

I have an 81 CJ5. the springs on it are really stiff! I was told they came off a 67. they are 4" lift.

I will be putting a narrowed dana 60 in the rear and a dana 44 in the front. what springs should I use?

If I can I want to rob them from something else so I can keep the cost down rather then buy a new set of springs. hopefully something better for crawling. I'm not really getting much flex at all.

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Unread 02-28-2010, 12:02 AM   #2
1984 CJ7 
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Location: Austin, Texas
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I am not much help with swap/used direction, but I have Rubicon Express 4.5" on my CJ7 and they are great - way better than I expected, rides better than most of my friends.
1984 CJ7, 258, MPI, 4.0 head, Borla, 700r4, amc20 (detroit), Dana 30 (OX), 4.56 gears, Warn Hubs, Dana 300 with 4:1, 4.5 RE lift with 1" body, Bilsteins, dual battery, PS, PB, full cage, two dogs in the back....
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