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Unread 12-26-2005, 12:36 PM   #1
colbyB25
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New Winch weight issues....

I bought a Warn 9.5ti winch a while back and have noticed that the extra weight from the winch causes me to sit a little lower then before. What are my options to gain back that height? Keep in mind that with in the next two weeks I am planning on finally adding my 1.25 BL as well as a MML. Thanks for any advice.

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Unread 12-26-2005, 12:46 PM   #2
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3/4 inch urathane spacers

Lots of companies make urathane spaces that go on top of your front springs to get the 3/4 of an inch you loose with a winch. personally I kinda like the "rake" it gives to my jeep. With a full tank of gas mine levels out
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Unread 12-26-2005, 02:23 PM   #3
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I added some .75 spring spacers myself. Not to hard of a mod. It'll take you a few hours, but well worth the effort. Keep in mind I already have my desired lift and spacers will add additional height however its not really advised to add spacers then stack more spacers on top.

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