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Old 02-04-2011, 05:54 PM
nocauserebelx nocauserebelx is offline
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Default ideas on max travel spring under lift

ive posted before on this topic and blkranger was much help, however i am ready to find some leafsprings and shackles for my 94 ranger, i have a 99 eexplorer axle sprung under with regular ranger leafs and it sits much too low, i was just wondering if anyone has any knowledge of some leafsprings that would lift my truck up, besides giants 64in kit. ideas on new mounts would help too thanks
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:39 PM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

So here is what Im thinking what if you was do a shackle reversal, and a shackle drop, and jeep spring under leaf springs. Now I cant remember what the eye to eye are these are so Im gunna dig up some more info. you can also call up Alcan (www.alcanspring.com ) for a custom set.
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Old 02-10-2011, 04:07 PM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

http://www.4wheeloffroad.com/techart.../photo_03.html
is this what you are talking about?
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Old 02-10-2011, 09:27 PM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

yep just like that, with that itll give you some lift in the rear and give you the travel your wanting
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Old 03-04-2011, 06:53 PM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

hey i had a question, where can i get those shackles, and can i install them in the meantime and still drive so i can save up for those chevy leafs?
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Old 03-05-2011, 03:23 AM
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I think you can find them at rough country, we ordered ours from BTF (blue torch fab).

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Old 03-05-2011, 05:01 AM
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here ya go boomerang shackles-
http://www.roughcountry.com/jeep_xtr..._shackles.html
http://www.sky-manufacturing.com/new...uct.php?id=132
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Old 03-06-2011, 11:23 AM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

you could just get some better leafs. a shackle doesn't help the fact that those are weak leafs. could look at an AAL or a set of new leafs and stacking them with yours for more lift.

http://thesuspensionking.com/catalog...n18u68se137f83

http://www.generalspringkc.com/index...parent=72&pg=1
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Old 03-15-2011, 07:48 PM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

ill eventually find some chevy leafs, but just ordered some boomerang shackles for a cj's rear. yeeee hopefully this will seperate my axle from the frame some so i dont have to cut my frame =X
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Old 03-19-2011, 06:42 PM
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ok so i have the shackles, are they just going bolt right onto my existing mounts? i cant go out and look right now its just dumping rain.... >
can i just remove the old shackles and bolt these right in?
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:40 PM
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Yeah the booms replace the stock shackles.
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Old 03-20-2011, 05:56 PM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

bam! it went well. they're in there and helped about 2" but made a world of difference in the ride quality. definatly going to get some chevy 64" leafs because its still sagging...soon as i can figure out how to post pix i will
well here are the links anyways.




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Old 03-20-2011, 06:33 PM
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Sweet cant wait to see it
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Old 03-21-2011, 04:51 PM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

i dont know how to get the pix to just show but i added the links to the previous reply
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Old 03-22-2011, 02:51 PM
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Default Re: ideas on max travel spring under lift

so if i measure from the front of the leafs to the rear bolt where it connects to the boomerang, that's how long of a leaf i can run right? and then if i really wanted cut the rear mounts and flip them over and mount them again i would get even more travel? muhaaha

like this idea hope noone minds borrowing the link
http://www.therangerstation.com/tech...inch_leaf.html
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