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Old 01-10-2019, 02:20 AM
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I went to have my tires rotate and balance and found my top leaf broken. Iím sorta new to the leaf springs as I donít know exactly what I need to get. The springs look OEM however the Jeep is lifted about 4-6Ē. Iíve bought the Jeep lifted so I donít know the entire spec of everything. Should I get OEM leaf springs or something more that can tolerate the lift? I donít really anything heavy in the Jeep unless Iím traveling which is like at least 100 Ibs of luggage and what not lol. So I was looking at these
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Pro-Comp-53...0-97c8e91736a9

however I was also looking itís best to change the shackle/bracket as well since itís rusted as well but I donít know if there is a different sizes or one size fits all?

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I would get the 3.5" springs you posted then maybe a shackle relocation kit and extended shackles to get rid of the lift block.
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I would agree get a lift spring and do away with the lift blocks!
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I would agree get a lift spring and do away with the lift blocks!
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Lift blocks are dangerous.
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Appreciate it you guys. Iím waiting to buy it and have it install hopefully next week.
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Originally Posted by Rlmx View Post
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Lift blocks are dangerous.
Originally Posted by RockinRonnie View Post
I would agree get a lift spring and do away with the lift blocks!
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I would get the 3.5" springs you posted then maybe a shackle relocation kit and extended shackles to get rid of the lift block.

Why is lift block so dangerous? Breaks easily?
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Why is lift block so dangerous? Breaks easily?
They are fine on a truck that has stiff leaf springs but the stock springs on an XJ are weak and the lift blocks often cause them to bend.
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