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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-11-2003, 07:15 PM Thread Starter
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leafs out???

front of my cj5 is lots higher than rear, (2" body lift too,, dont really want to mess with that part??) [img]images/graemlins/lame.jpg[/img]and all 4 coners have 8 leafs springs so can i lower front by taken out 2 bottom leafs on front and wilkl it change any of my drive line or sterring coulm angle and how can i do this, (step by step)?????
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Re: leafs out???

its power sterring but sters like a pick up with a ton of dirt in the back, and i got 350 sbc in da front??? worked with toe end and not all over road now but sters really easy????
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Re: leafs out???

the way it sits rebuilt and rewired end to end! here is pix
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Re: leafs out???

Anytime you raise or lower something, it'll affect the angles. Taking some leafs out the front will probably lower it, but will also reduce your spring rate and may cause them to sag quicker. Do you have any pics of your spring packs? Also, it doesn't look too bad, as I can't really tell easily it's not level. Have you driven it yet? I would go out and put some miles on it, get those springs to settle and sag some...
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Re: leafs out???

I agree with Jamgood. Drive the Jeep for a while, flex it up, get the springs to settle (I'm assuming they are new). Mine have finaly settled and the front sits a bit higher than the rear...so I'm saving for a winch to settle the front down a bit! See, every cloud has a silver lining!
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