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Old 02-02-2009, 02:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi, I've heard of a RUF lift using cj fronts on the back and sammy rears up front. so my question is if I could go get an entire suspension set-up and just use lift springs all around. that seems alot easier than spoa
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But think about this...
4.5" SPOA - more forgiving - most expensive part is a decent High Steer solution.
4" lift springs - very stiff - the nature of the spring - still requires a High Steer solution.
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I echo BillJohn's response. If you are looking for a high steer kit check out Breeze industries. They build a nice system that I think is decent in price....especially since it is Canadian dollars (damn exchange rate).
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an SPOA is far superior to an SPUA setup. i am still SPUA and hate it. just waiting to do that spring over when the time is right. you don't have very much suspension travel at all with an SPUA.

longer, flatter springs above the axle is the way to go. next to coils.
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im in the process of doing spoa right now
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do i need to address the steering with spoa and 1" lift leaf springs? how much lift will that come out to be
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Depending on what kit you used you may have about 6" of total lift and yes steering needs to be addressed. I would recommend a high steer system over the bent steering system.
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i on on a extreme budget. would a "high steer over top" kit work?
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i on on a extreme budget. would a "high steer over top" kit work?
Yes.
Remember that even on an 'extreme' budget the one part of the lift you can't afford to 'go cheap' on is the steering. Glad to see you are looking in the right direction.
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well I had the rear done and lifted. then i priced out the steering kits, and I relized I dont have enough money. So i flipped back the axle and the sammy small again
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