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tin420
02-01-2006, 03:58 PM
just wondering the pros and cons of ruinnning buggy leafs, if any of you guys have them and what you think of them...looks like a decent deign to me, maybe a bit sloppy...any input???

CUSTOM-RUNNER
02-01-2006, 05:01 PM
Ran them for a wile, helps with flex and I had no probs with mine but my buddy had one snap wile on the freeway and almost rolled his rig.

tin420
02-01-2006, 05:06 PM
its not my daily driver, so not to worried about that

StinkFinger
02-01-2006, 07:02 PM
you talkin 3/4eliptic

if so i ran them on my scot and loved them had some tabs tat centered them on the frame when compressed never had anny troubles

tin420
02-01-2006, 07:14 PM
did you use u-bolts to mount the upper spring to your frame?

Squishy
02-01-2006, 08:10 PM
u liked the 3/4? i thought they were pretty unpredictable like dropout shackles on a steep hill?

StinkFinger
02-02-2006, 09:24 AM
alittle but i really dident minde i did a set for a buddy with u bolts and it worked pretty good the set i did on mt scout were bolted threw the frame with two 9/16" gr8 bolts

tin420
02-02-2006, 02:07 PM
stinkfinger, do you have any pics of your old rig with the buggies??

StinkFinger
02-02-2006, 02:11 PM
no i dont i have very few of it on film but no digital this was like 10 years ago

colegobin
03-31-2006, 08:16 PM
I have some pics of my 3/4, let me know if you want them

ri0
03-31-2006, 09:31 PM
my buddy has em on his toy pick up, works well I thought...I would do em, but instead I am going coils heheh

G-rizzle Swank
04-01-2006, 09:44 AM
yea gumboot is doing them on his truck, hes gonna make some tabs and have a pin through it so the extra leaf pack doesnt expand when unwanted

colegobin
04-01-2006, 10:09 AM
Coils will be killer, one day i will do the same.

Pudge
04-01-2006, 11:21 AM
let see some pics