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|Your issue, although slight is one of weight really. There's a section in my write up pg that goes over adding a HD spring, going from a 3 leaf to a 5 leaf pack and although it allowed me to net a 1 3/4" lift from that.. it increased my payload from 1100lbs to 1750lb springs. I generally carried about 350-400lbs of extra gear all the time as well ready to bounce out of town on a drop of a hat notice. Grab the cooler with food, 2 72 hr bags, cameras & batteries, the laptop bag, and out the drive in 18 mins heading to the mountains or the desert.
Helper springs can help but if you're gonna do it right, a band-aid version of whats necessary isnt the way to do it. I think, [think] I spent less than $88 each HD spring plus shipping which wasn't as bad as it sounds like it would be from RockAuto..., Universal Group HD Leaf Pack (1750lb – 1.7” of lift) Thats the company RockAuto sourced from, I think they were in MA or maybe CT.
Springs offer Payload capacity, shocks offer control, Brackets and suspension lift offer articulation and room for larger tires.
Last edited on Mon May 4th, 2020 04:39 am by Undrstm8ed
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