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Old 12-11-2011, 02:35 PM   #1
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Adding front bumper weight to level out?

After installing my RK 2.5 Stock Mod, my front end is about 3/4" higher than the rear. I think that RK anticipated that I would have a 3rd party bumper, which I do, and also a winch, which I don't, in order to have a completely level suspension front to back.

I know that the bumper dropped my front end by 3/4" when installed, and it weighs about 70lbs. Since I have the cover plate where the winch is supposed to go, but am not planning on adding any time soon, I was curious if anyone ever put some other kind of weights in that winch space to level as needed?

I figure another 50-70lbs would completely level out without the need to add a coil spacer to the rear, at least for now.

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Id reather space the rear up a bit instead of draging around extra weight.
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Ditto to either response so far.
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Nice bid, wolf

But I would try to avoid extra weight for MPG's
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Old 12-11-2011, 07:15 PM   #6
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Its been almost a couple of weeks since the install. I would have assumed that the front springs would have settled a bit with the front weight of the motor, bumper, etc., but they haven't.

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