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Would the rear springs from a 88 toy p/u fit onto a 89 V6 Runner???

They were rearched 4" to match the front IFS Trail master lift. The pack is the same as stock with one custom leaf make that supports the untire spring pack, end to end. They measure approx 44" from eye bolt to eye bolt with out any weight.

[ 10-19-2001: Message edited by: RCRunner ]

[ 10-19-2001: Message edited by: RCRunner ]
 

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Yes and good luck with re-arched springs. Mine lasted about 1/8 of a trip into the "Con" then I ran the rest of the trail with pieces of log tie-wired to the frame to keep the shackles off the frame. <IMG SRC="smilies/eek.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/eek.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0">
 

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Originally posted by OOPS:
[QB]Yes and good luck with re-arched springs. Mine lasted about 1/8 of a trip into the "Con" then I ran the rest of the trail with pieces of log tie-wired to the frame to keep the shackles off the frame. ***************************************************************************************************************************************
This is my first time going to a all spring set up (had blocks) ... could someone tell me the pros and cons of running rearched springs. <IMG SRC="smilies/rolleyes.gif" border="0">
When the springs are rearched, do they lose any kind of strength & become weaker???

OOPS - could tell me more about the shackle hitting the frame. Were you flexing them pretty hard when they hit the frame???

Thanks for all the info.
 

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The springs flattened out and the shackle was laying flat against the frame, which is why I tied the 3" Dia. Pieces of log to the frame. No I was not flexing out, I was on the road to Wentworth Springs going to the Trailhead of the “Con” <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0">
 

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OOPS... I've heard good and bad stories. How much arch did you have put in them and did they sag down to stock hight or worse. Someone posted how to re-arch your own springs with a BFH. I could use another inch but not if it will do more harm than good.
 

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Originally posted by OOPS:
<STRONG>The springs flattened out and the shackle was laying flat against the frame, which is why I tied the 3" Dia. Pieces of log to the frame. No I was not flexing out, I was on the road to Wentworth Springs going to the Trailhead of the “Con” <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0"></STRONG>
Hey OOPS, what shackles did you run with those rearched springs??? Were they stock or 1 inch shackles ???
 

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They were NWOR 4"(hey a lot of us learned the hard way. At least they warranted them with store credit after six months) springs that went flat the first time at Hollister Hills; I looked like a lower rider going home. I took them to a Blacksmith/Spring shop in Sacramento that has been around since the 20's. The guy told me they would more the likely go flat in about six months, more like six minutes !!!! LOL They were re-arched back to about 4" lift. I used the Con-Ferr shackles, I think they are 4" longer, They worked fine on the Skyjacker "Softrides" that I had for two years and now the AP 5" springs I am now using. <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0">

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