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Old 02-10-2010, 07:01 PM
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I just put my spacers in yesterday. After I did, I started to notice a clunking noise when I'd hit the brakes. I couldn't find what it was, but then I finally noticed the drivers side coil spring wasn't setting on the spacer as smoothly as the passenger side. I'm pretty sure the noise was the spring going down onto the spacer when I hit the brake, then back up when I'd let off. I get 10 hours a month to use the shop I work at for personal matters, and I'm all out of time for this month. Would it cause any harm being like this? I've driven the hell out of it to make sure the spring wouldn't pop out, and after the hell I put it through, I'm POSITIVE it isn't coming out of there.

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Old 02-17-2010, 09:24 AM
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where did you get those blacks from im in need of a pair and how much were they
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Old 02-19-2010, 02:42 PM
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i just made my own man.... pretty simple alls you need is the appropraite tubing and a nice mig welder and your set! i had installed my 2" spacers on the front of my truck man... looks great!
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Old 02-19-2010, 03:58 PM
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shouldnt those go on the top of the spring? did you get longer bolts to extend to the plate that holds the spring in place? those springs should be held in place by a bolt and washer that goes through the beam and also holds the radius arm to the beam. also make sure to use grade 8 fasteners
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Old 02-19-2010, 04:02 PM
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shouldnt those go on the top of the spring? did you get longer bolts to extend to the plate that holds the spring in place? those springs should be held in place by a bolt and washer that goes through the beam and also holds the radius arm to the beam. also make sure to use grade 8 fasteners
no, they go under the spring. if they were on top, theres no bolt to hold it in the coil bucket, like there is on the bottom.
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Old 02-19-2010, 05:40 PM
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something looks goofy in that picture...its almost as if the spring is upside down...
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Old 02-19-2010, 10:00 PM
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nah man they look perfectly beastly to me Dan!
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