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08-23-2012 12:19 PM
Jcole231 Thanks
08-23-2012 11:55 AM
jrussblues The 4.5" springs are prone to sag. My best advice (take it as simply as that) would be to run a 4" currie or similar spring all the way around and ditch the 1.75 spacers. The extra length will destroy your shocks off road if you have the shocks for a 4.5 lift. If you already have a 1" bl then there will be no real concern with the tires fitting and clearing properly. And cheers on the 35's. Keep in mind that I really don't know what the rest of your build looks like so I hope this helps.
08-23-2012 11:47 AM
Jcole231 I already have a 1.75" spacer up front. I'm currently running 33's but 35's will be on by Saturday. Im just trying to find a better solution to the heavy bumper and winch that's causing the front sag
08-23-2012 11:43 AM
jrussblues My suggestion would be to try the 3.5 springs all the way around. They have a higher spring rate and hold loads a bit better. I run mine without a front sway bar and have 0 problems on the street. I would also suggest the curried springs. A lot of guys like them. If you go with a longer just up front spring it may sag just as much depending on brand. Also, you can add a spacer (cheapest route) to the front springs. The larger problem you will have is dialing in a good balance of caster and pinion angle and potentially bind your front axle u joints.
08-23-2012 11:31 AM
Longer front springs?

Just installed 4.5" RE express SA lift after. The front is already is leaning to the front bc of heavy front bumper and winch with a 1.75" spacer. Ive read that the 8.8 that I have will raise the rear 5/8" higher then the D35. My question is due to the weight in the front, can I take off the 4.5" front springs an put on the 5.5" springs? Thanks in advance

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