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Old March 29th, 2009, 09:00 PM   #1
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any one have a cheap way to lift them
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Old March 29th, 2009, 09:33 PM   #2
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longer coils, or coil spacers
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Old March 29th, 2009, 09:37 PM   #3
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grab one end of the coil, then have a buddy heat up the middle with a torch and pull on the other end, you can make them way tall and probably get 12" of lift im guessing
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Old March 29th, 2009, 11:43 PM   #5
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grab one end of the coil, then have a buddy heat up the middle with a torch and pull on the other end, you can make them way tall and probably get 12" of lift im guessing
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Old March 30th, 2009, 06:31 AM   #6
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grab one end of the coil, then have a buddy heat up the middle with a torch and pull on the other end, you can make them way tall and probably get 12" of lift im guessing
oh atleast 12" min
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Old March 30th, 2009, 06:58 AM   #7
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grab one end of the coil, then have a buddy heat up the middle with a torch and pull on the other end, you can make them way tall and probably get 12" of lift im guessing
when I was in high school, and extremely poor, my s-10 was lowered via the opposite method, heat and compress.

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Old April 1st, 2009, 08:06 PM   #8
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when I was in high school, and extremely poor, my s-10 was lowered via the opposite method, heat and compress.


lol I might do that to my civic... make it more sale-able to the 'urban dwellers' I'm trying to sell it to
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Old April 2nd, 2009, 08:56 PM   #9
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don't use heat, it makes the spring weak and it will sink. I used an angle grinder to cut my springs on my buick. The spring got so hot it would burn you to touch any part of it by the time I was done. It started to sink after a year, and never stopped sinking until it hit the bump stops.

coil spacers, or move the coil mounts down, maybe weld a spacer in the coil mount.
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Old April 3rd, 2009, 06:06 AM   #10
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I was thinking the cheapest way to lift springs........is to just grap them ....... and lift

Free.......win win

ok seriously ....what are you trying to lift????
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a 1994 chevy 2500
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spring spacer will be the best and cheapest way to go
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Old April 15th, 2009, 12:44 AM   #13
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spring spacer will be the best and cheapest way to go
and where are u planning on sticking that spring spacer on his torsion barred truck?
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Old April 19th, 2009, 05:03 PM   #14
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i think that truck has torsion bars but he seems to think he has coils so...

they are completely different set ups o dont know how you could confuse them. are the 2wd models coil sprung?
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Old April 19th, 2009, 05:07 PM   #15
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and where are u planning on sticking that spring spacer on his torsion barred truck?
glue them on top of the control arm
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Old April 19th, 2009, 05:10 PM   #16
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twist two together
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Old April 19th, 2009, 05:13 PM   #17
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twist two together
wont that make it ride harder too?
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Old April 19th, 2009, 05:17 PM   #18
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On a 2500 chevy you can crank up the torsion bars in the front to level it out 1" - 2" of lift. Shackles in the rear.
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