swapping ome leafs onto my soad 60.. (1 Viewer)

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Long story but after getting rid of the chev 63" springs I was gonna use on the rear of my 60 I picked up a set of ome "dual rate" dakar 60 replacement springs. Spoke to a dude at ome and he recommended the cs004rb leafs since theyre the closest to stock height springs they sell. The overall height of the stack is roughly 1/4 to 1/2" shorter than the packs that are on there now so hopefully that helps make up for any lift I get. Id love for it to stay roughly the same height but im not a dreamer lol..

Havent thrown a set of the ome leafs on anything since my buddies taco and I dont remember how to tell which spring goes on which side... One has a - near the front eye and the other has a + but thats all I can see. If anyone knows which goes where please feel free to edumacate me.

Part deux.

If I do end up getting more lift than I need which leaf would you guys remove? The pack has 6 main leafs and 2 overload lookin ones. I was gonna pop out one of the bottom most in the main leaf pack and leave both overloads in there but am curious as to what others have done.

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Threw the + on the drivers side, had to use the forward leaf pin mount hole on the axle leaf perches (ruff stuff lookin perches w 3 positions) to get the axle centered. Ended up with roughly 1-1.25" lift per side compared to the old worn out stock leafs. Hoping theyll settle down a little over time. Now just have to track down a set of matching front leafs.


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Didnt really decide against them..... My buddy had his eye on my 63s and the ruff stuff swap kit, eventually he offered to trade me his hydro tube bender with 5 dies for em. Couldnt say no to that...

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Didnt really decide against them..... My buddy had his eye on my 63s and the ruff stuff swap kit, eventually he offered to trade me his hydro tube bender with 5 dies for em. Couldnt say no to that...

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Damn! Can't blame you at all.

Typically the shortest leaf in a pack is removed first)
 
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Yeah...

I figured the shortest would be the one, thanks. Have to throw the 40s on and see if it still fits in the garage before I screw with that.

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