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First off, I have a '85 K5, 6.5 diesel, TH400, 14 bolt, D60, 40" Mud Grapplers on h2 rims(in my sig).

I have done a 52" swap for the front leaves and I'm running 94-01 Dodge 1500 rear springs in the rear. The truck is 50/50 street and trail use. I built it with the Ultimate Adventure in mind down the road.

The stock 52's are too soft up front for street and trail use. It's driveable but barely. It flexes very well on the trail but they don't support the truck well off camber and seem like they're having a hard time controlling the weight of the D60 and 40" tires.

I don't want any more lift than what the 52" swap gives me which is about 4". I went to General Springs website and they have these 52" (stock k5 rear) springs in 5 and 6 leaf packs. Right now I have a 3 leaf and they are basically flat with the weight of the truck on them. I will also be adding a tube bumper and winch sometime in the near future. Their prices are pretty reasonable for brand new springs but wanted to know if anyone had any experience using this company's springs?

I know some aftermarket suspension lift companies have are known for good riding springs and some are known for a hard ride and minimal flex(ie. tuff country vs. rough country) but haven't been able to find much on ride quality of General Springs leaf springs.

Feedback from personal experience would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
 

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my 52" spring pack has i think 6 springs in it and seem to be very good with a 350 havent driven it too much but overall seems good
 

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i ordered my 52's and 56's from them. i ordered biggest pack they had in each, then jus pulled leafs accordingly.
That's exactly what I was planning on doing. Good quality? Flex and ride the way they should?
 

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have seemed good so far for me. Haven't wheeled them yet with the other things on the truck needing help. I have the 6 leaves all in and around town i'm not getting much leaning, as said above when i get on the trails i can adjust accordingly.

Get the 6 leaf pack and take them out as you see fit
 
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