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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-01-2003, 11:31 AM Thread Starter
 
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Does anyone know a good place to just get some coils? I'm already looking (read: considering) to upgrade my lift from 4" to 6". All I need to do that is 6" coils (6" longer than stock, I mean [img]images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img] ), longer shocks (not a big deal thanks to muddy's recent post), and something to lift the rear (but I already need to get rid of that block, so this is also not a big deal).

I tried ebay for the coils, but I cannot seem to find them separated from the entire lift kit.

Also, does anyone have any recommendations on 6" lift leafs for the back?
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Re: looking for coils

I can't remember but did you do the shackle inversion in back? It'll give you the 2" you're looking for. Up front, I think the coils are 150 to 200 at most places. Wherever you got the 4" lift might even let you turn those in and prorate it to a pair of 6". Never know till you try.

P.S. Always looking for an extra inch or two...hahaha!!!
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Re: looking for coils

good idea on the shackle flip, but I can't remember if it gives you anymore flex or not (the reason I want to get rid of the block). Thanks!
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It won't be more flexy, rather the point at which it begins to flex will be at a lower point-increasing the amount of time the tire will be on the ground than in the air doing nothing.
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Re: looking for coils

How 'bout these . But don't forget about your brake lines. Not trying to hijack, but all y'all with 6" of lift, did y'all replace/extend? I know I'll have to when I add 2 more inches to my 4.
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Re: looking for coils

why not just get the fabtech custom wound 2wd coils?
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Re: looking for coils

Why? Are they better? Are they cheaper? Are you making a joke?

Yeah, I forgot about the brake lines. I'm pretty sure those will have to be replaced too. So now I'm to: $100 coils, $50 shackle flip, $? brake lines, $60 shocks, maybe some on alignment (not sure if its still under warranty). So thats around $250 for another 2", then I get to try and sell what I don't need.
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Re: looking for coils

I'm happy with my Big Dick Suspension (BDS) 6" coils. I found them to be a bit softer than the Rancho 4' coils I had. I bought the BDS coils separate to add to my superlift TTB pivot drop brackets and Rancho extended arms. I've got a Rancho Superlift Big Dick set-up. If I had it to do over I'd go with custom progressive rate coils if I could find them at an affordable price. Softer at the top and then progressively firmer.
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Re: looking for coils

they are a multi rate coil=more flex
cost like $200+ though
or if you can keep waintin gyou can buy a set of 6" coils from me. only like 4,000 miles with them. not even broke in.
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Re: looking for coils

I'm not QUITE ready to be buying yet, but what's your price on them?
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