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Old 07-14-2011, 06:35 PM
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Default Re: leveling my front end got a couple questions

but brinker if they dont work how is there so much about them working? lol

not starting nothing just saying cause $30 is alot better than $130+
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Old 07-15-2011, 04:36 AM
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Default Re: leveling my front end got a couple questions

I dont see how they're getting 1.5-2" out of that spacer....it looks the same as stock to me. If it truely was a 1.5-2" spacer, why didnt they have to replace to bolt with a longer one?

And another thing, he says the spring will just "pop out" after lowering the beam? No way...I needed a spring compressor to get mine out and the beams were fully dropped. Do what ya want, this is just my .02
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Old 07-15-2011, 09:22 AM
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I dont see how they're getting 1.5-2" out of that spacer....it looks the same as stock to me. If it truely was a 1.5-2" spacer, why didnt they have to replace to bolt with a longer one?

And another thing, he says the spring will just "pop out" after lowering the beam? No way...I needed a spring compressor to get mine out and the beams were fully dropped. Do what ya want, this is just my .02
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/...d.php?t=187201

this is the best htread fo it right here imho.

i kno what you mean about the spring popping out i wouldnt do that i always use compressores.

i may pick them up from a junk yard and see if they work if not i'm out $15 bucks and a couple hours of my time and then on to the lift coils.

i'll be sure to report back after its done. more than likely idt it will work but hey its worth a shot
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Old 07-15-2011, 11:53 AM
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Seems like a decent cheap alternative but I still wouldnt take the chance with them if you offroad. I can see them cracking very easily due to them being cast. I would rather spend the money on new springs so I dont have to worry about any other parts breaking. That's just me now. If you think that application will work with you without too much worry or you're trucks a pavement pounder...more power to you. Good luck and post pics when done.

I forgot to mention with my 1.5" coils I netted 2.5" of lift.They've settled some (about 1/2" ) so everything's level now.
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Old 07-16-2011, 10:40 AM
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Seems like a decent cheap alternative but I still wouldnt take the chance with them if you offroad. I can see them cracking very easily due to them being cast. I would rather spend the money on new springs so I dont have to worry about any other parts breaking. That's just me now. If you think that application will work with you without too much worry or you're trucks a pavement pounder...more power to you. Good luck and post pics when done.

I forgot to mention with my 1.5" coils I netted 2.5" of lift.They've settled some (about 1/2" ) so everything's level now.
yea mine is not going to see any MAJOR off roading but it will see some. more or less i use it to go out in the fields to take stufff to farmers and go to the oil wells.

i'll make a how-to thread on here when i'm doing it.

FYI FORD NO LONGER SELLS THE PIECES YOU MUST GET THEM FROM A JY!!!
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