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Softer Suspension??

My truck rides so ruff now it gives me a headache on long trips. So i thought it i took out one of my factory leaves(keep in mind i have short aal with chevy shackles) and replaced it with 1in block and then uncranked my t-bars back to factory if that would help make the ride smoother. Anyone ever done this or know of a better idea im all ears. Thanks
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superlift is the stiffest money can buy lol...

skyjacker soft ride series coils and leaves with some nice shocks and you have a caddy.
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coils is out of the question but i think is my #1t-bars cranked and the aal that make it so stiff. removing a leaf and uncranking my bars would help but how much...it would lower the truck a inch or 2
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my skyjacker shocks are pretty soft ride!
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better than SL shocks....the rear is what makes it so stiff
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just take the shocks out.. see how that works
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mine feels like it rides better than SL shocks.
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hit a bump and bounce like a trampoline all over the road
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mine feels like it rides better than SL shocks.

Link for the skyjacker shocks please
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should of went with RCD..lol

my truck has an extremely soft nice ride for being on 37s
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bought the lift that i could afford
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Link for the skyjacker shocks please
i got the skyjackers from summit racing thay were cheaper!
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take the aal out... turn the tbars down, its free and easy to try.
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if i did take the aal out how much would it lower the rear? Would i be able to get it level agian buy just turning the t-bars down.
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1-2 inches.
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hit a bump and bounce like a trampoline all over the road
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should of went with RCD..lol

my truck has an extremely soft nice ride for being on 37s
yea teh RCD rides nice.. except when i hit big bumps or hit the brakes wit the tires turned, then they rub lol

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ill sell ya mine in a few months, i dont like it haha
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no thanks matt...ill just lower the truck some. Hopefully it will soften up a bit,hope it dont throw my front end out of alignment.

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superlift is the stiffest money can buy lol...

skyjacker soft ride series coils and leaves with some nice shocks and you have a caddy.
link???
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look for the skyjacker leaf springs from summit... im planning on getting those for mine cause i really don't like how it rides with the aal & shackles
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your rides like crap in the rear too? I was thinkin...take out the aal and replace it with a 1 or 2in block, would that help the ride? Be cheaper than new shocks.

Searched summit, no leafs for my ranger....which ones do i need
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You'll have to let us know how the ride comes as u change components.

My truck is completely different, but rides like and absolutely brick down the road.
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I will but cant find the parts they are talkin about
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man, i cant really tell a difference in my ride.. maybe its the bilsteins? this kit rides like stock...until you disconnect the sway bar

i just remember how ****ty the ride was when i cranked the tbars 8 times
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