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Old 06-07-2006
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Broke a leaf spring....

Today I was cruisin home after work, stopped at a stop light and then took off like normal(which is not with a whole lot of the skinny pedal) well then i heard a loud thud/bang . I pulled to the side of the road and investigated. I discovered that my D side leaf had broke. Which leafs (Leaves!) make suitable replacments? I was thinking of a lift leaf with 6400 shakles. Any suggestions?
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ouch, that sux.
Im not sure which spring would be a direct replacement.
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that sucks.

alot of options for springs
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Honestly I wouldnt care if its not an OEM style spring...I might get some 6" SJ's remove my 4" blocks and add the 6400's while im at it....that should work out to a nice height
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edge wanna be is selling his stock springs. I say do a chevy spring tho.....Zachs are nice too
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i really like mine but they ride a little rough.
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might as well find an oem cheapo spring then later when you replace your 7.5 with 8.8 you can upgrade the springs!
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ive got a set of stock spings aswell.
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What i was thinking is, SJ FR36S and since im gonna be there already...BT 6400's. Aaron...its moot to wait....an 8.8 and 7.5 use the same leafs...so...yeah...and since my springs were sagging anywho....Ill just replace them both now...

there went the money i was gonna use to get an e-fan....damn.

Zach, are you running blocks under your SJ springs?
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edge wanna be is selling his stock springs. I say do a chevy spring tho.....Zachs are nice too
To do the 52" spring swap would be crazy for me...yeah id love it, but i have no fab skills so...scratch that idea...the only thing i know how to do is turn wrenches and break ****
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Anyone running the SL 01-193 springs or the JD leafs?
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