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Old August 13th, 2014, 07:38 AM
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Going to change the springs...ideas?

I've got to change out my springs and am interested to hear your suggestions about which ones I should get.

Here's what's going on:

1. I'm not wheelin my 90, but often carry stuff like bags of feed in the back or several kids
2. I don't have a winch on the front, but will put one on when I have to get on backcountry trails to reach a specific site but most of the time I won't have a winch on
3. I don't need lift, just oem lift is fine - i can even go down an inch which would make wifey happier, i think

So should I go light load in front, medium load rear? Any specific springs you guys recommend for this kind of use?
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Old August 13th, 2014, 08:33 AM
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Stock genuine springs is what you want. Why do you feel the need to change?
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Old August 13th, 2014, 08:46 AM
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Stock genuine springs is what you want. Why do you feel the need to change?
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Old August 13th, 2014, 09:39 AM
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What you have has likely drooped over the years so any new spring even stock height will remove that droop.
Loosing your droop will upset your wife as well.

Spring data here.
http://rovers.red90.ca/springinfo.html
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Thanks guys. Yes, I have driver side droop and rear droop too. I'll check out the link too.
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Ordered the stock Springs and they're getting here tomorrow, just in time for the weekend. Here goes my first spring change...
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I'd go standard.


Maybe Hd rears, although they're quite hard if empty, so disco1 rears work well on a 90.
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