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Old 10-11-2009, 10:11 PM   #1
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replacement leaf springs

alright, i severely need to replace my stock leaf springs in my 91..... i know i know, replace with stock? but i just cant afford a 4" lift right now like i'd eventually like. and i know the cost differnece in stock and lift wont be much different. but my engine is running really weak and dont think it'll last much longer if i lift it and go with bigger tires, not too mention the cost of bigger tires. but back to the point. replacement springs..... what all do i need? i'm sure just replacing the springs isnt reccomended, new u-bolts? shocks? anything else that is generally advised to replace when replacing the springs? also, will i have to buy everything individually, or is there somewhere i can buy a full kit?

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Old 10-11-2009, 10:18 PM   #2
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springs, u-bolts, bushings

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Old 10-12-2009, 04:58 PM   #4
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for the same price just put a rc 4 lift kit on it. thats what i did to mine.
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rc 4" lift same cost as stock replacement? Wont the tires look tiny? that's another $400 - 600 so you dont look like you are running on skateboard wheels... Unless that was the look you are going for...
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Old 10-13-2009, 08:15 PM   #6
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no it looks fine i have 31's on it. i dont really care anyway i dont have the money right now for bigger and more aggresive tires
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Old 01-30-2012, 08:28 PM   #7
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if i replace my stock springs with new 4 inch leaf springs will any other mods need to be done like longer drive shafts new brackets etc?
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Old 01-30-2012, 09:02 PM   #8
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Yes there's a lot you'll want to kit a lift kit if u want a lift not just springs

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