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Old 06-05-2011, 03:38 PM
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Default Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

i have a 1999 6" RCD with bilstein coilovers in the front, dont like them...im going for normal coil and shock.

i cannot find any 6" lift coil springs for a 1999 can anyone helP?
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:05 PM
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Default Re: Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

or could i just fab up 20" long 1983-1997 springs for the 6" lift?
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:09 PM
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Default Re: Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

itd be best not to screw with whats there.. but im not one to know if a fabbed spring would work
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:18 PM
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Default Re: Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

The '83-97 spring will be way too stiff as most are rated around 500ppi. What don't you like about the coil overs? Coil over springs are cheap and easy to get in almost any spring rate and you can get get your coil overs re-valved.
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:29 PM
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Default Re: Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

im looking for a better ride on road and better flex ability off road, any suggestions... and what kind of places revalve the coilovers?
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:32 PM
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Default Re: Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

you can revalve the coilovers yourself, it's honestly not as hard as you probably think it is.
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:36 PM
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Default Re: Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

so theres really no way to just put a standard shock and coilspring on there?.. thats what im really looking to do
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you'd be going backwards from a coilover to a standard shock and coilspring. getting what you have on there now work how you want in the long run will be a lot better.
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:40 PM
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Default Re: Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

okay so what would be the best way to get them better on and off road, if it was you wat kind of spring would you get
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Old 06-05-2011, 04:50 PM
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Default Re: Cannot find 1999 6" lift Springs?!

Try this calculator to find out what your spring rates should be:

http://www.f-o-a.com/calculator.html
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