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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-28-2007, 09:21 AM Thread Starter
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My friend has a 1991 d250 cummins 2wd, and he is putting in the moog 7226s springs. He was wondering if he could put a coil spring spacer on top of that for an extra 2", or if it would put all the front control arms and all that at too much of an angle? He plans to run some black wheels and some 33" BFG mud terrains for a little more traction.


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I installed the same coils and the heavy truck shop performed the alignment. The local car alignment shop could not do it. The truck shop said that these extra heavy springs are difficult to set the controls arms due to the extra height.

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Ok, so will leveling springs and a 2" spacer be too much for the control arms?

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I don't know what "leveling springs" are. If you mean to say springs that will set the front end up to level out the truck, then yes. The extra height of the Moog "S" spring pushes the arms apart farther than they are supposed to be. He'll have to get the alignment done and drive it about one year to allow the new springs to take a set. Then, they can align it again proper like. He can also forgo the hassle and use the OEM springs.

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Ok, thanks. The springs are moog 7226s

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One reason I am giving up on any cosmetics on my first gen and going to use it for a work truck, and going to buy a 2nd gen 12v 4x4.....

Wanted to at least level the 2wd first gen but figured I would just leave it as is... Sorry to hijack thread just my $.02
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