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Old 08-12-2011, 11:32 AM   #1
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Default Cutting rear coil springs

Posting for a buddy of mine, has anyone cut the coil springs in the rear or heated them up to lower your truck, let me know how to, thanks
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Old 08-12-2011, 11:53 AM   #2
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You cant cut the springs, because of the way they are mounted on top and bottom. Dont heat them because it will ride rough as hell and it's hard to get them level. If you want it low and dont need to carry a lot of weight you can swap a set of Jeep TJ springs in. I would check with a 4wheel drive shop if theres any around you for some. Or you can order a set of drop springs for the 63-66
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Old 08-12-2011, 02:42 PM   #3
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ya he was just trying to do it the cheap way but ill let him know, thanks man
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Old 08-13-2011, 01:52 AM   #4
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I think it has been posted before, but Jeep TJ coil springs work.... it dropped mine almost 5 inches. (but I would not suggest loading it down too heavy with out helper springs or bags) I have a part # at the shop I can look up to see which one for sure... and he can go to the junk yard and get them.
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Old 08-13-2011, 09:31 PM   #5
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you can cut them...........Mine are cut and I have been driving it for over 12 years with NO problems at all..........yes they a coiled smaller at both ends but add a plate to the top of the trailing arm and they set just fine.
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Old 08-14-2011, 04:52 AM   #6
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Mine were heated when I first got it, it road terribly rough. I took the heated coils out and put in lowering springs.
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