Factory front coil spring bow

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Factory front coil spring bow

Post by Easttnrhino » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:10 am

I know there has been a bunch posted on the front 4th gen looking like it wants to spit the front coil springs out. But my question is (and I apologize if it been answered, I could not find it) if I have my front aligned to thuren specs will it help. I have a 1.5" spacer on top of my stock springs, wish I had done thuren coils from reloader's post it looks like they handle it better. Thanks
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Re: Factory front coil spring bow

Post by BoldAdventure » Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:47 pm

No, the alignment will not help. That was done by design, put the truck up on a jack and lower the front axle all the way out and watch.

Really, it's a non-concern, dunno why people freak about it. Stop worrying and enjoy your truck.

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Re: Factory front coil spring bow

Post by Reloaderguy » Mon Apr 02, 2018 1:10 pm

Easttnrhino wrote:
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:10 am
I know there has been a bunch posted on the front 4th gen looking like it wants to spit the front coil springs out. But my question is (and I apologize if it been answered, I could not find it) if I have my front aligned to thuren specs will it help. I have a 1.5" spacer on top of my stock springs, wish I had done thuren coils from reloader's post it looks like they handle it better. Thanks
No, they will never be straight. My PS Thuren spring is bowed too.
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Re: Factory front coil spring bow

Post by cb1987 » Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:47 pm

did any you guys have trouble getting the passenger side stock spring out ? almost like the passenger side of the axle cant drop down as much as the driver side. unless my radius arm bolts are over tight and binding it up or something

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Post by Colibri » Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:29 pm

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Re: Factory front coil spring bow

Post by DamageWagon » Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:49 pm

Trackbar, shocks, brake lines and locker wires all must be disconnected

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Re: Factory front coil spring bow

Post by cb1987 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:30 pm

everything but the tracbar was unhooked

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Re: Factory front coil spring bow

Post by DamageWagon » Sun Jun 24, 2018 7:26 pm

Gotta yank the trackbar

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Post by Chromolykid » Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:03 pm

I unbolted the shocks and used a coil compressor, that’s it.
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Re: Factory front coil spring bow

Post by Easttnrhino » Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:39 pm

I did same way as chromolykid
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