Re-arching leaf springs?

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    Re-arching leaf springs?

    Hey everyone. I have got some pretty flat stock leaf springs in my yj and dont really have the cash to buy new ones and heard somewhere that you can have your leaf springs rearched. Has anyone had this done? How long did they last and does anyone know where I can get this done.
    Thanks a million!

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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    Yep, it can be done. I did it to my Comanche rear springs years ago. I wanted 4" of lift. So they re-arched the original 4-leaf pack and then added 2 extra add-a-leafs.
    They lasted for years, but was a stiff ride because of it being a 6-pack now.
    I think it cost me about $100-$150 per side, and I had it done at a place in Langley on the by-pass.

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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    Jerry at Coast Spring??
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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    was that $100+ per spring?

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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    Quote Originally Posted by tag92yj View Post
    Jerry at Coast Spring??
    Sounds about right...

    Quote Originally Posted by renfromwhistler View Post
    was that $100+ per spring?
    I think, but dont quote me on that.. I had this done back in 2000 or so... so lots of time to forget..

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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    Its about the same price to buy a set of cheap new lift springs
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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    thats what i am starting to figure out. thanks for the replies

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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    Locally you can buy a whole lift kit for $600

    http://www.gemini-sales.com/YJ_SUSPE...LER_87_95.html
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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Regger View Post
    Yep, it can be done. I did it to my Comanche rear springs years ago. I wanted 4" of lift. So they re-arched the original 4-leaf pack and then added 2 extra add-a-leafs.
    They lasted for years, but was a stiff ride because of it being a 6-pack now.
    I think it cost me about $100-$150 per side, and I had it done at a place in Langley on the by-pass.

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    Ouch, $200-$300 for an add-a-leaf setup doesn't sound fun

    $500cdn gets you all 4 new 4" lift leafs, new shocks, transfer case drop kit, sway bar links, drop pitman arm, brake line relocation brackets, bumpstops and u-bolts.

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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    Quote Originally Posted by GoStumpy View Post
    Ouch, $200-$300 for an add-a-leaf setup doesn't sound fun

    $500cdn gets you all 4 new 4" lift leafs, new shocks, transfer case drop kit, sway bar links, drop pitman arm, brake line relocation brackets, bumpstops and u-bolts.
    Well at the time I was looking for a lift for my MJ, there wasn't one!!!.. No one made aftermarket springs for the truck, so I had to make my own..

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    Re: Re-arching leaf springs?

    I re-arched my springs 3 years ago, at the time the jeep was sitting so low it was sad. The guy told me all he could do for a lift was back to stock height plus approx 2-3 inches.I'm sure the bill was around 600 bones they only added one leaf ,but I would deff buy a 4'' lift if u can get one for as cheap as the others said.I got to rammy and didn't shop around at all ,I figured that was the cheapest way to go,one day I'll make a good decision

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