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post #1 of 4 Old 08-17-2017, 09:08 AM Thread Starter
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Removing a leaf from lift springs

The lift springs on my CJ Im guessing are 6" lift springs. They ride pretty rough and are only a 5 leaf pack. So Ive been thinking of removing the smallest/bottom leaf from each pack to see what, if any difference it'd make. Im only on 33's currently, and will eventually go to 35's but at that point, I'll be switching packs and possibly be going spring over.

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post #2 of 4 Old 08-17-2017, 10:13 AM
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I did that to the front springs on my CJ-5 years ago and it lowered the ride height and softened the ride. Only negative I experienced was spring wind up when driving in soft beach sand. You may not experience this depending on how stiff your springs are. I eventually replaced the springs.
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-17-2017, 10:20 AM
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Do it-get extra center bolts as you will need to short'n what you have now. The spares are for IF you want to go back to the full pack.
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-17-2017, 07:52 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys. Im gonna try to knock it out in the next week or so. Gotta get some of my tools out of storage.
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