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Old 06-07-2017, 04:40 PM
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Ok has anyone drilled a new hole in their spring perch to relocate the axle?
I'm temped to do so after fighting my tires rubbing the back of front fender and pinch weld.

Here is my post about getting the springs sorted out.
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Old 06-08-2017, 09:03 AM
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I've done it on rear springs but not sure about safety on front. Hopefully someone with more experience with leaf springs will chime in.
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Old 06-08-2017, 09:05 AM
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I've seen these perches with different holes for adjustment. I just wondered if anyone has done it.

Thanks for chiming in.
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What size rear block do you have?

One Up Offroads lift blocks and traction blocks allow for axle relocation and we can probably get you set up to solve your problem the safe way

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havent had my coffee yet, didnt realize you said front axle Lol
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Old 06-08-2017, 10:16 AM
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proof that Coffee is important

I was like WTF traction blocks up front ?
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Sorry, my picture placement and the a picture of the rear tire was not well thought. It would be confusing to me. Ha.
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Old 06-08-2017, 10:21 AM
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you could drill another hole in the spring pad like in the picture you posted that had the new weld on brackets

and make an offset top plate like PMF sells or buy the PMF unit ( so your still pulling everything together evenly )

the only risk i see is the potential to rotate the axle a bit but you Leafs are probably pretty flat

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Old 06-08-2017, 10:25 AM
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also there is this option
http://www.offroaddesign.com/catalog/Zero%20Rates.htm
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Old 06-08-2017, 11:17 AM
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Change out the front end to an 05+ axle with coils and buy some OUO front adjustable link arms and move the front axle forward with them.

Just the improved turning radius is worth it to do it...

Here are some nice adjustable top plates for you...


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What size rear block do you have?

One Up Offroads lift blocks and traction blocks allow for axle relocation and we can probably get you set up to solve your problem the safe way

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havent had my coffee yet, didnt realize you said front axle Lol

Go get your Starbucks! I know I still need mine..


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