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Longer springs for a CJ...stock donors?

Just thinking out loud here
Anyone running longer springs on the front or rear of a CJ or YJ? Besides custom nationals or alcans...

Thoughts on the rear:
- The Comanche has 57"x2.5, 26/31 offset, with that it would allow me to push my rear axle back ~1.5" and would be 11 inches over stock springs
- I think the rear springs on mid 80's ford F150 are 57"x2.5, 25/31 offset, that would let me push my axle back ~2.5
Does any one have a F150 they could measure the rear springs on to confirm this? length/width and offset...

Which one would flex better?

SOME SPRING INFO:
http://www.geocities.com/eimages23/p...ng_lengths.PDF
(not sure how it will look, above is a pdf version)
Vechile Length Front 1/2 Rear 1/2 Width #Leafs F/R

JEEP/KAISER
82 Wagoneer 56 25 31 2.5 rear soa les
76-85 Wagoneer 47 22.5 24.5 2.5 7 front sua
76-85 Wagoneer 57 26 31 2.5 4 ol rear soa
86 Cherokee 52 23 29 2.5 rear soa les
88 Comanche 2wd 57 56 31 2.5 3 ol rear soa les
87-96 YJ 45 22.5 22.5 2.5 f/r sua
77 CJ7 45 22 23 2 front sua les
77 CJ7 46 23 23 2.5 rear sua les
67-69 M715 46 23 23 front sua les
67-69 M715 52 26 26 2.5 rear soa les

DODGE
81 Van 52 23 29 2.5 les
85 Truck Ram 100 52 24 28 2.5 les

CHEVY
84 Blazer 54 26 28 2.5 rear sua les
85 Blazer S10 4wd 48 21 27 2.5 rear sua
79 Truck 1/2ton 56 26 30 2.5 rear les
68 Van 48 22 26 2.75 rear les

FORD
85 F150 2wd 57 25 32 2.5? rear les
83 Ranger 2wd 57 26 31 2.5 rear sua

TOYOTA
80-85 45 22.5 22.5 2.36 front soa
80-88 48 20.5 27.5 2.36 rear soa
89-95 51 25.5 26 2.36 rear soa

OL=OverLoad
f/r=front or rear



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