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Old March 28th, 2014, 01:11 PM
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Trevor Griffiths
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RM parabolics

I bought a pair of 2 leaf rear springs for my 88 SW to replace the sagging 2 leaf parabolics that were on the car when I bought it in 2012.

I am considering ordering the 3 leaf springs, but am reluctant due to the fact that both sets of these nearly new and not that old springs have gone flat.

Anyone else having any issues, or is it just a matter that the 2 leafs aren't up to the task of running Rausch Creek it and errands? I don't tow, the spare is inside, and I carry some tools and recovery equipment....

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Old March 28th, 2014, 03:53 PM
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Dan Prasada-Rao
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Trevor, I ran them for a while before I went spring over on the 109. The only real issue I had is I could never get the truck to sit level no matter how much swapping around I did. I had originally got the 4 leafers but they were waaaay too stiff. I pulled one out and it was fine after that.

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Old March 28th, 2014, 04:32 PM
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Gerad Davis
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I've been running RM 2 leafs front and rear on my 88 for a few years now without any trouble or sag. I have a soft top, but I also have a loaded lock box and spare in the back. I also done my fair share of towing trailers about since I installed them.
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Old March 28th, 2014, 04:51 PM
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were the ones on it RM (for sure) - I have read a lot about them and I know that RN sold some that sagged extremely quickly, something about India vs China steel...RM had some issues a while back, but I am extremely happy with mine...mind you they only sit there looking good!! It ain't on the road yet

But the jury is a 50/50 split on these mate.
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Old March 30th, 2014, 04:21 PM
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I have two in front three in rear. The truck sits a bit high in back with top off. With hard top, it is just about right, then load up some tools and a kid or two and it's perfect.

When I first put them on, with OME shocks, I remember I took it for a drive with just the fronts installed to see if I felt a difference -- night and day! Absolutely better than stock set up. I'd say this is a must upgrade.
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