Old Man Emu - Rear Springs

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At the moment, I have Old Man Emu "Heavy" springs as MAF put it - front and rear. I have a lot of weight in the front and as I've read before, this causes the front to dip low and the rear sits a few inches higher. I still use my FZJ80 as a daily driver and don't want any more lift and don't plan on putting any weight in the rear for a while. Would the medium or soft springs in the rear bring the rear end back down to sit more level with the front ?

Or do I go the J/L shock/spring route ? Or would this add more heighth ?

Thank you,

Matt
 

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I can almost hear some of you guys groaning, but you could also pack the front. I've installed a couple I got from Slee and it leveled the truck nicely. Its an alternative to going to J springs if you're not planning on spending the money to perform the other modifcations that should go with that route.
 
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Matt,
You can install the 860 rears or add height with packers up front.

>> Or do I go the J/L shock/spring route ? <<

No, the J springs will add height.

-B-
 

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Packers won't work. They just don't add enough height. Go with J spings in the front. Then add packers if need more. Also Slee Off Road makes an adjustable spring spacer.
 

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