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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #16 on: May 17, 2008, 08:47:56 AM »
Much, much nicer.  Egg.
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #17 on: June 01, 2008, 10:33:46 PM »
So, has anyone had better luck with the heavy duty springs? I see that they are still available.
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2008, 12:39:39 AM »
I bought a set of the heavier springs from kcsprings (not sure I got the name correct).  When I put them on they were as flat as the ESPO springs.  I don't know the specs on the ESPO springs.
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #19 on: October 10, 2008, 10:06:41 AM »
This guy makes nice leafs for eagles

His name is tom AKA springking0001. he is from the State of Michigan.

He is very nice person to talk to

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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #20 on: October 10, 2008, 10:54:01 AM »
So are those standard arch for the Eagle or with a lift?
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2008, 07:47:39 PM »
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #22 on: October 10, 2008, 09:45:19 PM »
Well the new leafs are installed and the SX/4 i sitting nice i will have pics soon
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #23 on: October 11, 2008, 07:26:54 AM »
Great!  Now to watch for any flattening.  If they stay true then we have a good new supplier to send our business to.
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2008, 10:29:11 PM »
I have spoken with this spring king guy he sounds like he knows his stuff.  When I get my '84 running it will need springs I am going to get them from this guy.  When i asked about front springs and if he had heavy duty replacements he said it didn't matter if he didn't have them on hand he would just make some.  The nice part is he lives about an hour from me but travels this way about 2 to 3 times a month and said we could meet up and would not have to pay shipping.

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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #25 on: October 12, 2008, 07:38:00 AM »
Nice.  We like good vendors like he sounds to be.
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #26 on: November 13, 2008, 05:19:00 PM »
I'm currently looking for replacement rear springs for my SX/4's rear axle swap. Any news on the Sprinking's goods? I've read about the sagging problems others have had, and am waiting for my local spring shop(Ace Spring Service, San Antonio, TX) to get back to me about what they might be able to build.

I've done plenty of business with them through all my Jeep building(they custom make u-bolts there), and they were able to get me just a main/top leaf to replace one broken in an accident. I have some custom/hybridized leaf packs on my YJ springover: stock YJ spring pack with the 2nd leaf of a Pro-Comp 2.5" YJ lift spring sandwiched under the main leaf(like a full-length add a leaf that's not ridiculously stiff like most add-a-leafs). Stock YJ springs sag quickly when set up in springover axle configuration, which is likely the problem with the Eagle rear springs.

Rubicon Express makes a XJ Cherokee full length add-a-leaf, which I have on my MJ Comanche. It lifted the truck's sagged-out springs by about 2".
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #27 on: November 14, 2008, 09:49:00 AM »
ok my new springs in my SX/4 are great. it is sitting very nice also and rides great. they are worth every cent
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #28 on: June 12, 2009, 01:31:45 AM »
The flatter arch for the Eagle springs shows when they are on the car and settled. Eagle springs are practically flat when under load and other AMCs still have some arch left. My 80 AMX must have HD springs 'cause they have 5 leaves. Terry's SX4 has 5 leaves also but I haven't asked him yet if he rebuilt them or are they factory.
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Re: Leaf Spring Specs.
« Reply #29 on: August 12, 2009, 11:46:08 PM »
Just got new rear leaf spring packs in 2days ago.. I cldnt find any to order so had 2 get them custom.. gave them the specs n waited 4 them 2 figure stuff out.. The closest they could match to those were 6 n (i think) 3/8 arch, n like a 610 load.. Lol cant remember the rest of the specs, but ill try n get em n link sum photos with a review etc.. I also got the ma700 air shocks in 2day so things may prove interesting.. My current springs r beyond flat, curving over the axle, n shocks totaly shot. Got frnt shocks orderd n hav a guy tryin 2 see what he can find for front springs. Any1 hav the specs for those anywhere incase i need 2 get them custom built/orderd?
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