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Ok where can i get a set of 5" springs for the front and the rear? All the places i found have just the front springs.

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umm i have very little money. And i like the way the jackers flex. Plus then i wont have to relocate the hangers. But i think i need to buy 2 anyways for the front because of what the guy did.

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Do a search on Rancho 44044 and then Chevy springs. That will give you some other options.
 

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The skyjackers really don't offer any flex. Save your $ and buy quality. You will be better in the long run.
 

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well, I hate to disagree, but I think the front Skyjacker fronts do pretty good. If you want something bolt on, get 5"front Sky's, 4"rear Sky's and add a longer shackle in the rear for the rest of lift needed. Do not get the 6"rear skyjackers, they suck ass, too much arch=no flex at all.

Here is my front set up. 5"Sky's, 1"AOR shackles, drilled perches, Rockstomper hoops, 14"travel shocks. The only thing limiting me from drooping more is that I still have stock steering, x-over would probably alow +-2". 36"'s on 15X10's.



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I totally disagree. get some Skyjacker springs for a wrangler I have 4" wranglers on my 85 toy and they flex great I can flatten the spring out and the other side has awesome drop. A friend of mine runs them on his early style bronco with some short buggy springs and bommerange shackles and he can lift one tire 54" off the ground and the other three are still firmly planted on the ground. But this is just my opinion I am not trying to start a pissing contest. everyone has their own ideal set up. <IMG SRC="smilies/bounce.gif" border="0">
 

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Will the wranlger springs be stock length?
I just want to make this cheap and easy. Since i have 39.5's i think i will leave this block
and it should jack me up a bit more in the front. I have noting aginst cutting the fenders to make the tires fit.
Also where is a good place to buy the springs?

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I have 7" Skyjackers on all four corners and the only thing that they are good for is to give you room to stuff bigger tires under.

MINE DO NOT FLEX WORTH A SHIT!!! Don't waste your money on them. <IMG SRC="smilies/crybaby2.gif" border="0">
 

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nation tire and wheel, 5 inch lift, new shocks, dropped pitman arm. 777.60 to my door.
you will need also, rear frame bushings 8$
longer break lines 80$
and the front drive shaft on mine was about 1.5 inches to short fully extended to get it on.
so I went ahead with the dual case set up since the rear drive shaft was shot as well.
course then you need a new transfer case mount.
if you are doing this to put anything bigger then 33's with stock gears it will be a dog.
course since you are replaceing the gears, just as well rebuild the knuckles if it is a strait axle, well throw in a set of lockers since you have to get the gears set up. I went with the detroit in the rear and no slip in the front. bought this toy 3 months ago and it is still in the garage.. get the picture. lol

toyota, the addiction continues. <IMG SRC="smilies/rolleyes.gif" border="0">
 

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All my Skyjacker springs have a lifetime warranty! If you wheel hard you will see the advantage. The bigger the lift, the stiffer the sping. Fender trimming is Free! <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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I just happen to have a front set of 5" Skypukes sitting in my storage unit. Make me an offer. BTW, I'd look into something better. I did a ramp contest with them and thoroughly embarrassed myself.

By the way Nick, didn't I sell you some fender flares a while back? I just found the filler cap cover for the flares. Drop me an address and I'll send it to you if you want.


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Originally posted by Ricktard:
<STRONG>Do not get the 6"rear skyjackers, they suck ass, too much arch=no flex at all.</STRONG>
Get the 6" if you want to be like Ricky and have your negative angle shackles smack your frame all day <IMG SRC="smilies/wink.gif" border="0"> However, I got the 5-6" rear springs and they seem to flex well enough to kink without a rear trac bar. After one solid weekend of wheeling the replacement spring settled down to match the older one. I do have the list shims removed though and rear shackles that are about 1" longer than stock. However, the chevy type rears are the way to go.

On another note... do NOT run front Wrangler springs without changing the font bump stops. I left mine stock and the truck leans all the way one way and then the other on the off-camber stuff. It's getting worse, but the spring flex great. I just recommend something to limite the up-travel. Mine would dip all the way down and really leave you feeling a bit queezy at times. There might be some pics on the Frankentaco.com site later this week (when Robert gets around to updating it).
 
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