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#16 Johnnyblaze370

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 01:16 PM

I measured 19.5 inches from the center of the wheel to the fender before and 18.5 after. 


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Posted 14 March 2017 - 12:55 PM

How did you decide on a 900lb spring. I got the coilovers on my my truck but was recommended a 1300lb spring. I think mine are too firm for my taste and want to change them for something softer. You are still riding on your factory bumpstops so I'm not sure how a 900lb spring would do with them removed.
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Posted 15 March 2017 - 07:31 AM

I have replacement bump stops, just haven't got around to installing them. I worked with atomic and used his spread sheet to get the correct springs/shocks. 


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Posted 15 March 2017 - 10:48 PM

I looked over that spread sheet and it seems the longer the coilover the lighter the spring rate. I got the shortest coilovers possible so I guess that's why my spring rate is so high. I plan on tossing a drop spindle on mine and going with a longer coilover in the future to get my tierod ends and control arms at some better angles. At that point maybe I'll try the same spring rate as you.
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Posted 16 March 2017 - 07:51 AM

Yes, the shorter the travel the highr the spring rate. 


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Posted 21 March 2017 - 06:43 PM

Now for the pics!

 

ive looked at his kits before.. and I didn't like that you had to cut the upper shock mount .. looks like you used a shock that uses the stock location.. right?

if so, which shock?


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Posted 22 March 2017 - 09:04 PM

His kit you don't have to cut anything, other than the small section of frame where the factory bump stop is. and thats just to makes some clearance where the coil sits. I used Viking shocks C-203-R's. I used a stud mount on the top, allows for a slightly longer shock.


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