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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-30-2003, 03:42 PM Thread Starter
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Rancho CJ Springs - Opinions Needed

I just got a new set of Rancho CJ springs to replace the stock CJ's in the rear. I wanted some opinions regarding removing one leaf from the pack. Given the spring rate with the 5th leaf in the pack, I was hoping I could get some more lift yet retain some of the "cushy" ride.

I've attached a pic of the springs, one with a leaf removed and the other in it's original state.....

Any ideas? I'm leaning towards removing one leaf.......
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Re: Rancho CJ Springs - Opinions Needed

Crow,

Had you thougt of using a straight leaf in place of the curved shorty? That would give you an overload
effect for when the spring was loaded. I'm assuming that the CJ's do not run flat with a static load like
the stock Zuk springs do.
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Re: Rancho CJ Springs - Opinions Needed

I'd try four leaves with the Zuk overload.
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Re: Rancho CJ Springs - Opinions Needed

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Given the spring rate with the 5th leaf in the pack, I was hoping I could get some more lift yet retain some of the "cushy" ride

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You know the spring rate off hand? What model# springs are they?
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Re: Rancho CJ Springs - Opinions Needed

DougO... They are front CJ's, 2 1/2" lift and a spring rate of about 325.... Model #RS44092
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