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Old 07-28-2008, 09:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello!!

I have an 88 sammy with stock leaf springs on it, i am looking to put new leaf springs and shocks to inprove the ride i use my sammy for a commuter and some light to medium off roading on the weekends, so i not looking for much of an lift 2 to 2 1/2 inch lift, i am running 215 / 75 / 15 tires. I was wondering what you guys are riding on that i might look into putting on mine to inprove the ride!
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I've also been doing a lot of research on this subject. For a decent ride, lift and flexability, I've settled on doing a RUF (Rear spring Up Front) and a SPOA (SPring Over Axle) kit. I'm currently running a 3" Calmini kit which includes new springs and shocks. And it rides rough.
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Old 08-04-2008, 09:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks for your reply, The 3" Calmini kit was one that i was leaning towards, thank for your info, i think i will keep looking don't want a rough ride for sure!, the old man emu was another one i have hear good things about but there agian i am not sure!and i was also thinking or rancho's leaf spring and shocks! maybe some one out there will have some input on that!

Thanks again!!

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Thanks for your reply, The 3" Calmini kit was one that i was leaning towards, thank for your info, i think i will keep looking don't want a rough ride for sure!, the old man emu was another one i have hear good things about but there agian i am not sure!and i was also thinking or rancho's leaf spring and shocks! maybe some one out there will have some input on that!

Thanks again!!
Old Man Emu are pretty good springs. I also think Rancho ride rough. I've never used them on a Suzuki, but on my old '72 K5 they rode rough. In fact so rough that I ended dumping those and ordering custom springs from National Spring. BTW, if you want GOOD, those are it.
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I have a set of the Rancho lift springs and they do ride rough! I plan to go YJ here real soon.
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Thanks for your reply, Well i guess Rancho are out too, I guess i will need to look into Old MAN Emu leaf springs, maybe a set of those and some rancho shocks??

Hey stomperz 71 what are the YJ that your talking about!!

Thanks Guys for the info!!!
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YJ = 87 - 95 jeep wrangler stock springs. supposed to give a 1.5 inch lift (or about that) sprung under, and upward 4-5 inch lift sprung over

also supposed to ride super nice
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Yea what mule said! The big reason I'm going that way is for more flex. The the better fide will be real nice to have also.
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Were can you get some of these YJ springs! What kind of shocks would you guys say would work good with this set up!
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Were can you get some of these YJ springs! What kind of shocks would you guys say would work good with this set up!
Well, it's just not springs. You have to buy a kit that comes with all the necessary bracket to be able to mount the Jeep YJ springs. See, when everyone refers to YJ springs, what they mean are springs from a Jeep Wrangler built from the late 80's thru 1995. YJ is the Jeep designator. They are the Wranglers that have square head lights. The Jeep Wrangler just before the YJ's were CJ's. The Wrangler built after the YJ was the TJ and the current Wranglers are JK's.

Anyways, back to the issue at hand, take a look at Offroad products for the serious offroad enthusiast! for a YJ conversion kit.

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