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I have some stock wrangler springs that I was thinking about running on my sas pathfinder when it is done. Pathfinders sit high on their frames and I was going to use stock waggys but I think it will give me too much lift. I added up the hangers and spring measurements with 300 pounds on the springs and I figured it would give me 7" of lift not counting the lift from shackles. My question is do you think that this will be to soft? Keep in mind I do have it as a daily driver. Thanks for the help. <IMG SRC="smilies/blush2.gif" border="0"> <IMG SRC="smilies/usa.gif" border="0">
 

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YJ springs have a large selection of rates

I.E. If you build it for that length you could get customs, add a leaf etc...

Or get Pro Comps, that would stiffen it!
 

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We have done springs for a Nissan King Cab solid swap, 2.5" front, and a 6" rear, the truck sits about 1-1.5" high in the rear. BUT the rear spring have not been cycled, and broke in yet. (fronts were installed about 6 weeks ago, rears on sunday)We based the arch and design of the spring to a Toyota, that is why the lift numbers are so different.

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I guess I could just throw on some add-a-leafs. Are there any other ideas? <IMG SRC="smilies/shy.gif" border="0">
 

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To find out how much arch will be in the springs lay them on the driveway with the spring eyes on the ground and the arch pointing up and then drive up on them. This not only provides good entertainment but also shows you how much the leafs will deflect under the weight of the truck. Theoretically the springs would deflect a little more in this test than they would on the truck because of the weight of the axles and tires etc. build it if you think it is to soft too low or too high it is easy to fix.
 

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Pathfinders are rear coil right? I would do a 4 link coil up front similar to the rear. Just a moderate suggestion.

here is a good shot of what we did to my friends pathfinder
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Careful, those Nissan frames are like tinfoil! <IMG SRC="smilies/eyemouth.gif" border="0">
 

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I would go with stock wranglers with some leafs added, try to get a full set of front and rears, and add them together and to get what your looking for.
 

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I think that coils up front would be a hassel. I have talked to your friend before. Plus I think leafs will be easier to set up.
 
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