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how can i have softer ride in 1978 k5 blazer?

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Old 02-01-2011, 07:26 AM
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i have k5 blazer and i just used for on road. i looking for some information about changing leaf spring or shock absorber to have softer ride.
can u help me?
is it possible to put coil spring instead of leaf spring?

my blazer details:
front leaf: 3pack
rear leaf: 6pack
tire size: 15*10.5*31.5
Monroe Sensa-Trac Load Adjusting Shock Absorber
 
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Anything is possible with time, money, and experience. Coil springs up front will not be an easy swap.

You could try swapping in longer springs in the front which should soften things up. You could also possibly try having some custom springs made for all around that would retain the stock ride height, but have more, thinner leaves in them which would soften things up.
 
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THANX alot 4 ur replying
can u help me for this product: SUPERIOR INDUSTRIES QUICK-CHANGE HELPERS

ofcourse i don't live in us and i have to make similar products.
so i need detailes and information about it to make similar quick change helper. and where does it exactly place?

thank u
 
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A helper spring isn't going to soften the ride if you were to add them to the springs you already have. They are made to add load capacity to the spring pack.
 
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thanks alot for ur replying
i have another question?
is it possible remove shock absorber and just use of leaf spring for on road using?
a few days ago for a several min i tried it and i really enjoyd of riding.
 
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