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PostPosted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 11:27 am Reply with quote
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I'm leaf over in the rear and coils up front. I was thinking about raising my coil buckets and pulling out a leaf in the rear. But I'm not sure that the rear leafs will hold up with out all the leafs in them. The leafs do have AAL's in then. Any thoughts?

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 2:20 pm Reply with quote
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Pull a leaf out of the rear pack. I dunno about the coils.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 3:30 pm Reply with quote
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Your leafs should hold up fine. Your a lot lighter in the rear now.
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:37 pm Reply with quote
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I looked at my truck and I think I can drop the axle perches 1.5". I think that will help alot with center of gravity. I have a picture of the leaves because I'm not sure what one to pull.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:00 am Reply with quote
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What leaf?
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The bottom of the coils. I planed on redoing this any ways...this is not my work.

But will it mess with this to much?


And last need some fuel cell help. Does anyone think that I can use the stock fuel pumpin the tank to run in a fuel cell?
I planed on it going here. under the body in front of the shocks. The cell I'm looking at is about 7-8" deep twice the depth of the stock tank.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:26 am Reply with quote
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I would take that TOP LEAF out................... haha
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 7:37 am Reply with quote
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Somebody correct me if I am wrong, but I think you would take the bottom one out.

Have you though of running an after market elecrtic fuel pump, such as holly, so dont have to mess with in the tank pumps.
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[quote="XXXterra"]

But will it mess with this to much?

Yes, lowering the suspension will affect your front linked suspension. Woody or Justin or someone else with some knowledge of 3 link and 4 link suspension calculations will have to help you on that one, but any change in spring height affects everything down the line - whether your reduction will be enough to go beyond your current link adjustment will, well, be based on how much lower you want to go.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:34 pm Reply with quote
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I'm looking for 1.5" in the fron and 2" rear.


So is it the bottom leaf the one to remove?

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XXXterra wrote:
I'm looking for 1.5" in the fron and 2" rear.


So is it the bottom leaf the one to remove?


i took out the bottom two on mine.

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From looking at it.... I would take that longest rusted one out. That is the best I can explain which one I would take out. It's in between the clamps the best I can tell. Should be pretty easy to get out. That one will really make a diff. I think. You may have to play it by trial and error.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:36 am Reply with quote
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aftermarket fuel pumps are expensive for fuel injection...high pressure. you also have to take AN fittings and steel braided hose

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 11:04 am Reply with quote
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^x2...to do it right a high flow pump, -AN lines and fittings will get expensive quickly.

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