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Old 04-09-2012, 05:50 AM   #1
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Well i got a 94 short bed that has a rought country kit in it now i changed out the plate style mount that hits the diff for a skyjacker mount now I'm looking to do extended radius arms and go with a different spring as the rc are verry stiff looking also to gain an inch or so

Do u guys like the duff ext radius arms ?
And would a skyjacker 6" soft ride spring site what I looking to do

The truck is locked frt and rear please let me know anything that will help me
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Old 04-10-2012, 01:28 AM   #2
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The Duff Arms are awsome thru and thru. Very Good quality.

The skyjacker arms are not bad either but I prefer the Heim Joints used on the Duff Stuff.
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Old 04-10-2012, 07:05 AM   #3
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Ok so duff arms it is. I like the hyme joint idear now what would u recomend for a spring that will flex god and give me at least 5 inches of lift if not more
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I keep reading the jeep springs are a good buy for flex.

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There is a set. Of duff progreassive springs on here for sale might grab them there 5.5 just looking for a lil imput
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I keep reading the jeep springs are a good buy for flex.

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The Jeep springs are crazy soft compared to "normal" TTB springs. I would go with a good progressive coil in fact I would spend the extra $100 and call deaver to have them build a custom set. Those typically run ~ $250 a set and are for sure worth it. At the end of the day however it is still a TTB and will never flex like a solid axle...
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Yeah not.looking to do a sas as I just got rid.of a long armed explore just looking to c what the ttb will do
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I have the entire Duff Stage 3 under my truck and prior to OCtober 2011 I was running a SJ Class 2 6 inch under the same truck. On the road the Duff kit rides alot nicer then it did with the SJ. I do like the progressive rate springs with the Duff kit.
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The TTB axle flexes plenty with the right springs on it. Unless you're building a ramp queen or a dedicated rock buggy, (IDGAF what anyone says) you don't need a solid axle.

If your "shortbed" is a regular cab, Skyjacker's 6" XJ coils (pt# JC-60F, IIRC) should work wonderful under that truck. I hope you have something planned out for your steering however, because those coils will NOT work well if the angles on your steering linkage are off...
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The TTB axle flexes plenty with the right springs on it. Unless you're building a ramp queen or a dedicated rock buggy, (IDGAF what anyone says) you don't need a solid axle.

If your "shortbed" is a regular cab, Skyjacker's 6" XJ coils (pt# JC-60F, IIRC) should work wonderful under that truck. I hope you have something planned out for your steering however, because those coils will NOT work well if the angles on your steering linkage are off...
You don't "need" a lifted truck. Solid axle's will outperform TTB's in a lot of offroad situations. That's all I was saying. You will never get even similar flex from a TTB that is just part of the independent suspension any "flex" typically gained is due to frame flex.
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