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I called and got a UPS confirmation number. Looks like they're scheduled to be delivered on Friday, just in time for a weekend install. I was hoping to have my Shrock front bumper too, but I called Jim and found out that he only got a 1/2 order back from the laser cutter, so it's going to be another month.

Anyway... I'm getting off track. Any tricks or suggestions before I dig in? I have never wrestled with spring packs before, and fully expect the install to be a PITA (at least that's what everyone keeps telling me).
 

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RMXC did some spring packs a couple of weeks ago and the instalation is pretty easy. Just remember which end goes where and make sure you have all the right parts before you get started. Also don't strip out any nuts or bolts while you are doing it and all will go well...
 

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If your adding lift, you might want to get 2 degree shims. Also after the install, take a look at your shackles. If they are crooked, you might have to grind down the bushings that come with the leafs to match the thickness of the stock bushing that are on the top of the shackle.
 

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The spring packs take all of 1 hour at most to install per side. Biggest pain is getting the shackles apart. And torque everything once on the ground.
 

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Thanks, guys. The springs are stock height (+150 lbs), so I didn't think that any shims would be needed. The stock spring packs were just sagging way too much for my liking, especially after the shrock rear bumper. I'll try to post some before and after pics for those who are interested.
 

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I'm interested...Plus please take some measurements like to the top of the wheel well before and after...
 

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Cost on these guys? Were they custom or is there a part number? Contact info for them?
Can I come up with any more q's? :)
 

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Dude-Man said:
Cost on these guys? Were they custom or is there a part number? Contact info for them?
Can I come up with any more q's? :)
Around $425 for the pair. No part number. You call and specify what MAKE MODEL YEAR and they have the specs in house. Just give them the amount of lift you want, the amount of weight you carry, and let them know if you have a tire carrier or not.
 

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PonyBoy said:
Dude-Man said:
Cost on these guys? Were they custom or is there a part number? Contact info for them?
Can I come up with any more q's? :)
Around $425 for the pair. No part number. You call and specify what MAKE MODEL YEAR and they have the specs in house. Just give them the amount of lift you want, the amount of weight you carry, and let them know if you have a tire carrier or not.
Ponyboy is right. I think the shipping charges may have jumped the price up a little bit. By the way, Ponyboy... is it you that we have to thank for providing alcan with the spring pack measurements?
 

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$425 is no bad when you consider I paid close to $300 just for a top spring. Of couse I had it made ASAP.
 

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Pony had an adventure with his springs...They shipped him first gen ones to start with. The second gen springs fit a lot better :drunken:
 

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Pony had an adventure with his springs...They shipped him first gen ones to start with. The second gen springs fit a lot better :drunken:
I have been down that road.
 
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