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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-14-2011, 07:43 AM Thread Starter
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Spring spacers ?

Anyone use them? what size?
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post #2 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-14-2011, 08:12 AM
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i built my own with my 2007 foreman 500.

i took 2" sch 40 black conduit, the same stuff i used for my snorkel. then i cut a 1" piece off for each of the rear shocks and then i put them in. it helped alot. no more sag out of it.

you could even go a little more depending on how bad your springs are sagging

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HL lift kits use spacers in the springs also. Bit of a pain in the azz to install but works.

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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-14-2011, 09:22 AM
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Im using 1in aluminim spacers in the rear. I installed them to help when I have a passenger on back or a load on the rack. Got em off ebay cheap but make your own sounds way better.

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making your own costs about 3 bucks for a 2' section of pipe.

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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-14-2011, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
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cool thanks mine sage real bad in the front... just wondering the size and what yall used to make them...
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if you look at the top of the spring you can see the 2" sch-40 pvc. it worked great


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post #8 of 13 (permalink) Old 12-14-2011, 10:16 AM
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Did you use a proper spring compressor to get them on there? I have seen some "interesting" work-arounds for that... Not overly safe ones.

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this is how i do it !

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i dont do anuff springs to build one like this

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