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post #1 of 5 Old 02-15-2008, 09:16 AM Thread Starter
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Stock cj5 springs?

Hi all, got a 77 cj5 i am building and am trying to figure out if it has stock or lifted springs. ( it looks tall ) Can anybody help me with a measurement between bottom of frame to top of spring ( Lift or no lift )to help me figure this out????

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post #2 of 5 Old 02-15-2008, 10:10 PM
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Can you post a link to some pictures? Measuring is a good way but you have to take spring sag in to account, you might want to measure several to get an average. With pictures, we stand a better chance to get it right.

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post #3 of 5 Old 02-15-2008, 10:25 PM
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earlyjeep.com has a tech site with spring leghs
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-16-2008, 01:32 AM
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Stock 77 springs would be a 2 stage design with a short thick tapered leaf acting as an overload. I believe total leaf count including the overload leaf is 7 leaves.
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-16-2008, 08:18 PM Thread Starter
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http://s220.photobucket.com/albums/d...nt=Jeep008.jpg Here is a link to a picture. The body is sitting on a 3' body lift and those are 33' tires. I want to replace the springs and shocks. I like how it sits but would rather it be a suspension lift not body.So i am trying to get an idea what size spring lift to get.

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