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4 Door Leaf Springs on sport

Discussion in 'Modified 1995-2001 Explorers' started by amcfarland18, January 15, 2009.

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    1. amcfarland18

      amcfarland18 New Member

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      I was thinking about putting the leaf springs from a 4 door explorer on my sport and wasn't sure if all i needed to get was the leaf springs, or if i needed to buy anything else to put them on. thanks, austin
       
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    3. Cobraguy

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      I don't know the answer...but I can tell you that there must be a bazillion threads that mention this. Try the ol' search button out and you should find all kinds of thoughts.
       
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      I think the springs should transfer right over. The mono-leaf spring has a spacer that takes up the gap where multi-leaves would go, so the u-bolts and brackets would be the same. Of course, if the fasteners are rusted really bad, you might have to replace them.
       
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      i put 4 door leafs on in the summer. they bolt right in without no problems. just remember which is the front and the rear part of the spring that's all. i was able to re-use all the hardware as well, but some people may, or will tell you to get new u-bolts.
       
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      how much did they lift ur truck?
       
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      nothing that i can notice with my eyes, but it improved the ride.
       

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