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Old 03-30-2009, 02:47 AM   #31
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Most likely that infamous spring got hung up when the track bar shifted the axle to the driver side when it when up on the lift.
And ya gotta give me at least a couple of weeks before I decide to change from radius arms to something else.
That makes total since my friend.

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silver.. out on the trails yesterday a guy with a 5.5'' clayton la lift popped a coil out.. when we were talking at the campground i mentioned limiting straps to him from keeping it from happen.. it popped out the bottom and he had 3'' aluminum bumpstops from his old teraflex lift which shocked me that the coil popped out with those bumpstops on the axle bracket like that.. once the coil comes unseated id consider that "useless" flex.. there isnt ANY weight keeping pressure on the tire to give it traction..

just a heads up.. im sure you already know and have more experience than me.. just dont get the purpose of allowing your coil to unseat like that?
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haha i had a thread a while back about using limit straps for that exact reason. All i got was flack for it. Ive been using limit straps for about a year now with no more coil pop out issues. ive completed 2, 300mile high speed desert trips with no issues and lots of full cycling. this last trip we were hitting 2' - 2.5 foot woop sections a 30 to 40mph. and many a rock trail with lots of flexing and no more coil pop out issues. air bumps are next on my list.

Silver how are you liking those Biltein resi's?? Ive only heard of one bad story of the shock shaft getting cut in half. everyone i know that has em loves them.
You don't need to necessarily have a strap on each corner. I have a center strap on my front end that keeps everything from unloading hard and focuses all my flex out at the ends of the axle. I have everything setup to where I never have a spring coming out.

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