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Hey all

Finally wheeled my rig with the SOA in the rear (front coming soon) and WOW, what an improvement.

I was wondering how everyone out theres springs sat? Mine are pretty much FLAT as rest on pavement. This good? I am thinking if they sag a little they will go invterted.

I like them flat as i want to keep the rig pretty low (Mass cops are dicks!)

Are there any downsides to flat/inverted springs?

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I'm SOA with REs SOA springs. They give 1" lift. I have had them for about 4 months now. They haven't sagged yet. I'm starting my axle swap so I haven't had much time to wheel <IMG SRC="smilies/crybaby2.gif" border="0"> Flat springs are fine SOA. You will get great flex. Inverted springs are worn out. JMO <IMG SRC="smilies/jester.gif" border="0">
 

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So long as your tub isn't resting on your tires and you don't mind lookin at sky out the front windshield, You'll be fine. <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0">

If they go inverted look into new springs tho, cause the ones you have would be pretty bad. ie ready to break. <IMG SRC="smilies/frown.gif" border="0">
 

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Boston,

I'm running SOA with stock YJ springs, with doubled mains. I'm not sure how this compares to your springs, but in my case my springs are pretty much flat when resting. I've wheeled it HARD about 4 times since doing the complete SOA, am very very pleased with it, and so far it has not sagged. Another friend of mine with more or less the same setup gets this rear ones to sag (become slightly inverted) at rest when he spends too much time showing off on the ramp, but each time he's done this they've kinda returned to normal flat status after a day or two.

Now all I've gotta do is lengthen the rear shock mounts (I've already got the relocating brackets, just gotta put them on) so I can have more stuffing, and get an anti wrap bar on there, 2 days ago I was crawling a very steep wall and the guys were commenting on how much my pinion was rotating at maximum crawl ratio up a steep grade, that will cause sag after a while I'm sure!

Hope this helps.

Chad
 
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