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Old January 5th, 2015, 04:06 PM
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Anyone have sources?

Sort of an odd question but I know the community is large here.

The road spring seat(essentially very much identical on D1/d90/rrc/d2 vehicles, is basically a piece of pressed sheet metal I guess. There are two heights, early style(d1/rrc/d90) and d2 style; they're about a half inch different.

Does anyone have a way, or know someone that can make a deeper one? I'd like to drop my d2 about an inch or inch and a half without changing out the RTE springs that I really like.

Here's what it looks like -
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Old January 5th, 2015, 04:09 PM
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Won't it hit the axle of it is deeper?
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Exactly what I was thinking..
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If it were another 2-3", yes. But there is clearance to get another inch-inch and a half lower.

------ Follow up post added January 5th, 2015 04:31 PM ------

Here's the rear of a d2 for comparison
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What vehicle. Looking at my Defender, there is maybe half an inch clearance to the axle tube with the stock support. Just looking at a quick Google image search looks about the same on a Disco 2.
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Old January 5th, 2015, 05:35 PM
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This is for my D2, I've already been playing around with the idea so I know the potential is there
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Old January 5th, 2015, 05:51 PM
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http://www.cs.unc.edu/~zhangh/LR/pics/watts2.JPG

I just don't understand.
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Man just cut a coil or two off those things!

I can make a set for you if you're married to this idea. Personally I'd swap out the springs...especially with the hookup (I assume) you get.

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Cutting the coil will increase the spring rate though.
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I don't cut coils!

And it looks like I'll have at minimum an inch or more to go down



------ Follow up post added January 5th, 2015 06:09 PM ------

I'm really more concerned about the front than the back. The back I can just take the spacer out.
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Your second picture shows a spring spacer..... Take it out....
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Your second picture shows a spring spacer..... Take it out....
I addressed that at the end of my post
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I do not understand the talk of cutting the springs. They have closed and ground ends...

Are you sure that front is normal stock? That support does not look like the deep one you posted above.
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I addressed that at the end of my post
After I posted.....
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After I posted.....
Not according to EST


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Either way, no the front is not stock. It can't be because the D2 has a stupid corkscrew design.
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Because before I hit the reply button, I refresh the page seven times...just in case someone edits their post....

Point being, is normal stock lower? Fark, those are some stiff looking springs.
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Also.... Basically you are asking if someone make a spring perch that won't work on a stock vehicle... In the time it took me to look at your post, we could have built a set of custom perches.
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It would work on a stock vehicle, I'm not sure what you mean by that?
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I do not understand the talk of cutting the springs. They have closed and ground ends...

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Kings brah!!!


I already have a safari gard with winch and the SG skid
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