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Old 10-31-2001, 07:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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who makes them and where can i find them i need mor lift on the old scout my MrGasket shackles are not exactly safe nor where thay intended for long term use

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Old 10-31-2001, 09:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Super Scout in Ohio sells them, i don't like Triangle springs they ride ruff and sag pretty early. I like Skyjacker softrides, i have ran 2 sets on 2 differnet trucks and never had any problems with them and they ride and flex great. I just got a used set of Superlift 4" springs and installed them on my 1980 scout diesel tonight, i hope i have as good luck with them as the Skyjackers
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thank you for your help
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<STRONG>Super Scout in Ohio sells them, i don't like Triangle springs they ride ruff and sag pretty early. I like Skyjacker softrides, i have ran 2 sets on 2 differnet trucks and never had any problems with them and they ride and flex great. I just got a used set of Superlift 4" springs and installed them on my 1980 scout diesel tonight, i hope i have as good luck with them as the Skyjackers</STRONG>

HUMMMMMM I have Skyjackers and wish I had Triangles! The new Triangle front springs are much better than the old style. How old are yours
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all i need are front springs i am doing a soa on the rear and want the most flex i can get out of a sua system
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<STRONG>who makes them and where can i find them i need mor lift on the old scout my MrGasket shackles are not exactly safe nor where thay intended for long term use

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Sounds like Terra-izer has better luck with Skyjacker than I did.

I installed my SJ 4" kit.. and the rear never sagged - it just never lifted!

I measured 'before" with the hardtop on, and "after" with the top off.. and netted a whopping 2" of lift from my "four inch" rear springs. The fronts were 3.5/4"..

I tossed the SJ rears into my parts pile and went SOA in the rear with stock springs.
http://www.SuperScoutSpecialists.com sells the Triangle 4" lift.

If I buy another spring-lift, that's the route I'm taking.
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I have to agree with Terra-izer. I am on my second set of the "new" Triangle springs and they are sagging just as bad as the first set. If I take the shackle bar off one of the shackles or the other will fall flat against the frame. I might do a RS and adjust so the flexy springs will work, but I will probably just ado a SOA instead.
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i like all the help you guys have given me so much better than the heep board
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<STRONG>i like all the help you guys have given me so much better than the heep board</STRONG>
What do you expect sheet-head <IMG SRC="smilies/thefinger.gif" border="0"> hang'n out on the Heep board when you own a Scout. You should be banned for that.

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in my defence i havent been to the heep board in 6 months but when i was there a lot all i got where smart ass remarks and not a lot of help
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Oh you'll get plenty of smart ass remarks here don't kid yourself, but you'll get some real help here, including mental if you need it. <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
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acording to all my heep buddys i nead serious mental help for buying a scout and not selling them parts off of it every day i here some on say i want your diffs that is usly befor i here hello
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<STRONG>acording to all my heep buddys i nead serious mental help for buying a scout and not selling them parts off of it every day i here some on say i want your diffs that is usly befor i here hello</STRONG>

Your keyboard trip out or something right there at end?
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I put a set of Triangles on my Scout back in February. I haven't noticed a bit of sag since I put them on. They do ride a little rough, but I think that can be fixed with a longer set of shocks. I think that the Rancho 5000's that I got from Summitt are too short. I'm not sure what I'm going to try this time, but deffinitly something different and a little longer. All in all though, I'm very happy with the lift, it was some of the best money I've spent on the truck, it really makes a world of difference.
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