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Old April 13th, 2006, 06:10 PM   #1
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I don't know if I will need one yet, but would like to know what comments I can get on some different brands. I may need some for factory YJ leafs, so anybody got any comments? And anybody know if I can get some replacement anti-friction pads for the springs?
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Old April 13th, 2006, 08:30 PM   #2
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I may need some for factory YJ leafs, so anybody got any comments?
I just scrapped a set of YJ rear springs. Well, now we're even for you throwing away those half doors. :D

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Old April 13th, 2006, 08:46 PM   #3
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Nah, got other folks giving me some spare springs, no biggy. So, how was wheeling with Ron D?
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Nah, got other folks giving me some spare springs, no biggy. So, how was wheeling with Ron D?
I didn't go. My pilot bushing didn't arrive in time.
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Old April 13th, 2006, 11:18 PM   #5
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Ok stay with me here :)

You need 2 full sets of YJ springs.
Pull all 8 springs apart completely.
Keep all 4 rear packs in the order that they came apart.
Cut off the main eyes of all 4 front leafs.
Take those cut main leafs and put them under the main leaf of each rear pack.
Take the second leaf each of the 4 front packs and put those ON TOP of the rear main leafs.
Clamp all 4 rear leafs back together.

You will now have 4 7 leaf YJ packs. They should resist wrapping and add a little lift while still staying soft.
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Old April 13th, 2006, 11:43 PM   #6
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Uh, I have 4 spring packs, all 5 leaf. I can get more no problem. But, how many leaves am I adding, and am I taking these from 4 leaf packs or 5 leaf packs?
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Your taking rear 5 leaf packs, and making them 7 leaf packs. You will be using the main and secondary leaf from front packs (4 leaf) as added leafs.
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Oh, ok, so is that better than using the OME or Rancho AAL's?
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Softer. IMHO
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