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Old 08-04-2014, 10:38 AM   #1
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Leaf springs

I'm looking to buy some leaf springs to hopefully level out my 95. My yj has a 3 inch lift. Would it be okay if I bought some 3.5 lift leaf springs?

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Old 08-04-2014, 12:43 PM   #2
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A leaf spring lift is rated for approx. 3yrs. After that they start to sag, and the cheaper ones seem to go faster than the more expensive lifts. The age old "you get what you pay for" comes to mind.

Back to your question, you will probably pay almost as much for a pair of 3.5" lift springs as you would for an entire lift kit.

If the Jeep is sagging more on 1 end than the other and you think that the leaf springs are the cause of it. Then the best thing to do is to replace the entire lift kit.

I have seen guys that go the route of extended shackles on the end that is sagging, but if its the front and you run extended shackles, it puts the steering geometry out of whack.

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Old 08-04-2014, 02:21 PM   #3
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Good point man thanks! Yeah I thought about shackles to help the front get level but I'm still debating.
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Old 08-14-2014, 02:39 PM   #4
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Am i wrong I thought they quit putting leaf springs on in 1990 please set me straight thought jeep went to coil springs in 1991
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Old 08-14-2014, 02:49 PM   #5
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Am i wrong I thought they quit putting leaf springs on in 1990 please set me straight thought jeep went to coil springs in 1991
1997 first year for coils.
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Old 08-14-2014, 09:44 PM   #6
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I just put a 4" RC lift on my 90 YJ. They messed up and sent me an extra set of front springs and don't want the cost with return shipping. Any one interested, PM me.
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Old 08-16-2014, 04:59 PM   #7
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Quad I have a 3 inch lift will they be ok you think? Yes I'm interested

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