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    leaf spring issue

    has ne one had a problem with thier leaf springs. like explorers. mine sits low on the rear end and i want it fixed. does ne one know how to fit this. i was lookin at "leaf spring helpers" but i dont know if they will work
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    looks like this but about 2-3 inches lower in the back. with nothing in it
    what can i do to fix this



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    Just go to Partstrain.com and buy OEM replacment leaf springs. Also won't hurt to buy new shocks. I bought my leaf springs from them for my Jeep.




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    Re: leaf spring issue

    "sagging" is a common issue with explorers. a helper spring will do exactly what you want.



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    helper springs would be a bandaid. Id look into new oem springs and maybe get helpers to avoid it from happening again.




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    Re: leaf spring issue

    these are the model I used on a friend's exploder




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    Re: leaf spring issue

    Quote Originally Posted by jeeper07 View Post
    helper springs would be a bandaid. Id look into new oem springs and maybe get helpers to avoid it from happening again.
    helpers do the same thing as ad-a-leaf.



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    agree that helper springs are a bandaid...new leafs ftw



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    Airlift also makes a load assist bag that can be installed, it compensates for worn springs and allows height adjustment.




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    Re: leaf spring issue

    Quote Originally Posted by blkbeater View Post
    has ne one had a problem with thier leaf springs. like explorers. mine sits low on the rear end and i want it fixed. does ne one know how to fit this. i was lookin at "leaf spring helpers" but i dont know if they will work
    http://www.autonav2000.com/images/Sc...r_750Nav_1.jpg
    looks like this but about 2-3 inches lower in the back. with nothing in it
    what can i do to fix this
    no ****ing gay *** helper springs. fix it right. either buy new oem leaf springs of go to a junk yard and pick up some off a lower mileage ex. new oem is expensive, but good used junkyard springs are $80 for a set (your price will vary and ive heard as low as $40 to as high as $150).

    do you have a sport? if so, i rec pulling some springs off a 4 door, since they use a multi leaf instead of our sports weak *** mono leaf. my buddies explorer has 215k on it now with the stock springs (4 door).



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    i dont plan on keepin it for that much longer, gits 170,000 miles but still runs like a champ. i just did the ball joint last week and time for the back end since im almost done with my build. subs and box will be about 200-250lbs. so if the helpers will hold up for say a year it would be perfect
    thanks for the quick replies



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    Quote Originally Posted by blkbeater View Post
    i dont plan on keepin it for that much longer, gits 170,000 miles but still runs like a champ. i just did the ball joint last week and time for the back end since im almost done with my build. subs and box will be about 200-250lbs. so if the helpers will hold up for say a year it would be perfect
    thanks for the quick replies
    they will hold up for the life of the vehicle as they are springs...a band-aid would be putting a longer shackle on to make up for the height instead of the leaf's inability to hold the load.



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    Quote Originally Posted by IgnoreMe View Post
    no ****ing gay *** helper springs. fix it right. either buy new oem leaf springs of go to a junk yard and pick up some off a lower mileage ex.

    do you have a sport? if so, i rec pulling some springs off a 4 door, since they use a multi leaf instead of our sports weak *** mono leaf. my buddies explorer has 215k on it now with the stock springs (4 door).
    lol i have a 4 door. saggs like a bish. but the helpers are only $70



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    Quote Originally Posted by blkbeater View Post
    lol i have a 4 door. saggs like a bish. but the helpers are only $70
    the leaf springs have codes, you probably got the weakest ones available which is why they sag regardless.



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    Re: leaf spring issue

    so the helpers would work



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