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i put a set of hardly used ones on and tested them this weekend, they're stiff and don't travel for shit!!!

how do you soften these things up?? i don't want to go back to my worn and twisted stock waggies but i will if i have to these springs sucks!
 

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took me about 6 trips to the con to get them loosend up with each trip better then the next and getting better all the time.i have herd of peaple driving 1 tire on a ramp over night then the other tire the next but i don't know if it works <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0">
 

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The overnight flexing does help.
You don't need a RTI ramp. Just jack up a tire as high as you can.

It is not as much fun as actually wheeling, but it will work.
 

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Originally posted by DSI:
<STRONG>i put a set of hardly used ones on and tested them this weekend, they're stiff and don't travel for shit!!!

how do you soften these things up?? i don't want to go back to my worn and twisted stock waggies but i will if i have to these springs sucks!</STRONG>
Here is a link to some pics of my 44044's flexing.
http://home.earthlink.net/~azttora1/rockerpannel1.html

Yogi
 

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Hey Dave why getting rid of the stock waggys? Did you get a wrapped or warped set? I just bought some stock waggys and am looking forward to using them soon. So how did the quarter eliptical come out? I bet you are jazzed for the NWRC next week. We will be watching Saturday.
 

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Originally posted by wheelinjp:
<STRONG>Hey Dave why getting rid of the stock waggys? Did you get a wrapped or warped set? I just bought some stock waggys and am looking forward to using them soon. So how did the quarter eliptical come out? I bet you are jazzed for the NWRC next week. We will be watching Saturday.</STRONG>
the 1/4's aren't in yet, waiting for after NWRCA to do it, can't run super mod with 1/4's in teh rear, and i bent one of the stock wagg's somehow <IMG SRC="smilies/rolleyes.gif" border="0"> so since i had the 2.5in lift ones i'm trying those and LOST major front travel!
 

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DSI how was you funny rock ride last weekend? If your still on here? Do they flex or not>
 

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DSI---- You must have done something wrong cause my 44044's that I just installed are as flexy as I could have ever hoped for. Maybe you have the shackle bolts way too tight or the shackle is folded all the way back bottoming on the frame.
 

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Originally posted by wheelinjp:
<STRONG>Hey Dave why getting rid of the stock waggys? Did you get a wrapped or warped set? I just bought some stock waggys and am looking forward to using them soon. So how did the quarter eliptical come out? I bet you are jazzed for the NWRC next week. We will be watching Saturday.</STRONG>

what year stock waggy's are best for the front, or are there variation of the different wagoneer years/models ?
 

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Originally posted by ZUK:
<STRONG>DSI---- You must have done something wrong cause my 44044's that I just installed are as flexy as I could have ever hoped for. Maybe you have the shackle bolts way too tight or the shackle is folded all the way back bottoming on the frame.</STRONG>
but what is your configuration?? motor zize, axle, tires???
 

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Look up wag and see ALL the info you want. Then ook up 44044.
I have heard nothing but good on the rancho setup/WTF? Even stock toy drivetrain I have heard good. Get a newer set of wagg springs. I got like 5inches outa mine.1.5 drophanger and rubicon shackles.
 

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Originally posted by DSI:
<STRONG>i put a set of hardly used ones on and tested them this weekend, they're stiff and don't travel for shit!!!

how do you soften these things up?? i don't want to go back to my worn and twisted stock waggies but i will if i have to these springs sucks!</STRONG>
What was Wrong with the Stock Waggys??? I'm asking because I just got some. They didn't Flex?

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Originally posted by Just make it stop Skyetone:
<STRONG>Look up wag and see ALL the info you want. Then ook up 44044.
I have heard nothing but good on the rancho setup/WTF? Even stock toy drivetrain I have heard good. Get a newer set of wagg springs. I got like 5inches outa mine.1.5 drophanger and rubicon shackles.</STRONG>
ummm <IMG SRC="smilies/rolleyes.gif" border="0"> i ran stock waggie 6 leaf's and BENT them fron to much travel! you know a whole 26in of front travel!!!

HELLO!! do you NOT remember me telling you about this 3 different times when you were whining about not enough from yours???

i bought the 44044's USED from another board member and as several people on here can attest to i lost 10 or so inches of front travel!!! so WTF!!!

my stock ones flexed good but had a short life and didn't clear my tires quite as well as i liked... so i supposedly upgraded and lost mad flex and picked tires going over pebbles!
 

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Give them time they will get beter. All springs take time to brake in. The harder you wheel the faster. If you still don't like them send them to me. <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> .
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I think why DSI is so frustrated is he has a rock crawl competitionthis weekend and is obviously trying to fix a problem before he goes, right Dave? I know where there is a pair of front waggys for sale probably 20bucks if yours are bent. Sorry to hear all the problems.
 

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Originally posted by wheelinjp:
<STRONG>I think why DSI is so frustrated is he has a rock crawl competitionthis weekend and is obviously trying to fix a problem before he goes, right Dave? I know where there is a pair of front waggys for sale probably 20bucks if yours are bent. Sorry to hear all the problems.</STRONG>
exactly sean exactly! i've got an idea on how to soften them some and i hope to hell it works!, hell i even broke my bumper, ripped a spring perch off teh rear housing, broke my steering box mount (x3) and finished off teh left side of the bed! oh and i scratched my new spray paint <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">
 

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get a free day and just wheel the piss out of them all day long, they will be nice and soft then. Springs need a little time to break in I would figure you would of learned from the springs on your 4runner...
 

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Originally posted by NE-RokToy:
<STRONG>get a free day and just wheel the piss out of them all day long, they will be nice and soft then. Springs need a little time to break in I would figure you would of learned from the springs on your 4runner...</STRONG>
LOL teh springs on teh 4runner were sagging out within 3 day's of the install and i've fought with all-pro many times over them, i finally found a fix for them though <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> they were to soft from day 1, but this 82 also weighs 2k less that the runner, and i have 2 day's before i leave for teh comp and am waiting on part's to re-assemble it after last weekend... so it's not gonna get any time <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">
 
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