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SOA - Spring help?

Okay, I just had a talk with Dirt and Jeepgod about springs. I was going to run some heavy duty JCW springs and have heard they get about 1.5" of lift. Well, I already have a 1" body, so my tires will look pretty small, right? But I'm just worried about running stock YJ springs. So what should I do?



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Re: SOA - Spring help?

and the size would be??????

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Re: SOA - Spring help?

your stock front springs will sag easy.. i would go with a set of rear cj's.. or rear yj's...

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What size tire???? How much lift are you seeking??? The stock springs may last but will most likely let you down....Literally. They will sag at some point. You can add springs from another pak or just go with another set of rears and put 'em up front.

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Re: SOA - Spring help?

I'm going with either the new BFG's or a set of MT/R's. I'll be getting the 35" ones. I hear they're closer to 33" tires. I have to stick with one of these because SS won't last on the street, so I don't want to hear it[img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/smile.gif[/img] I could possibly go with MT/R 37" tires. Would they be pretty close to 35" tires? Thanx!



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Re: SOA - Spring help?

I would go with the JC Whittney springs. The military wrap boingers, are continually gaining a reputaion for durability. Pull out the body lift, for a while if it is to tall.

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Re: SOA - Spring help?

You're in luck, here is a pic of <font color=blue>CharlyA</font color=blue>'s YJ sitting on OME 2.5" springs, SOA, with a 1" body lift and 33" Swampers, which measure just over 33" tall. His engine hood is at about 5' tall to give you an idea of the size.




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