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So excuse me if I missed it but what lift did you get? I saw you did front and rear armada 4x4 springs.
Do the Nissan Armada springs give any lift? Or is it just for ride quality? I think the 4x4 versions can work in the rear as well?
I know they need to be modified.
I met coolboatguy tonight and I checked out his stuff and it looks really amazing. He offered to take it for a drive and hit a few curbs but I declined. Lol he has 2.5 inch coil overs and bump stops with limiting straps in the front and springs and custom shocks for the rear. Really nice guy. I hope we can do some wheeling once I get my truck sorted out and maintenance done.Did you do front and rear? Did they provide any lift?
Is there a build thread on the spring conversion, if not please elaborate much more, Spring mounts, A0/A1 or A2? which springs? any mods to the springs? end result/lift?I've been running them for a few years now. Hands down first upgrade to any truck.
There's 3 sets of springs and 2 sets of mounts. Any combo could work I suppose for ride height, rate etc. I personally use heavier coils with the heavy mount because of upgraded shocks.Is there a build thread on the spring conversion, if not please elaborate much more, Spring mounts, A0/A1 or A2? which springs? any mods to the springs? end result/lift?
For specifics. I am running the 4x4 coil with the heavy duty mounts. I cut off 3/8 of a turn off. Essentially a 1" step. I am sitting right at 24.5 to 25 inches from center of hub to fender. Which is the only way to measure it. I have a 2 inch body lift. Max travel is 17ish max compression with 27.5 to 28 max droop. So I am at 60 percent of down travel. (23 is 60 percent of 17 to 27.) Im the one who created this mod a few years ago and misplaced my notes in which I had the full table of numbers for all weight and combo possibilities. You can always add daystar spacers which will give you anywhere between 1 and 2" of lift if you wanted it. I do not run them in the fronts as I have switched to full coilovers. You want the heavy duty mounts if you are going to run 2.5" shocks which I am. But you will need limiting straps.Thanks but I was hoping for something more specific.
IMHO 4" of lift will likely put your half shaft joints at an unreasonable angle unless you drop the diffs which would be a major undertaking.I have been reading all your posts about the Armada springs (in another thread also) for a while and maybe you could provide some guidance... my truck is stock and there is about 26" to 26.5" from the center wheel to the fenders, same distance in the front and back, on a 12.1k chassis, with a listed curb weight of about 7,800 lbs (but that could be including some armor of which, part of it was removed, so the truck may be lighter, I will weight it soon).
Would any of these springs provide about a 4" lift? I presume the stock shocks will have to be replaced too?
I was looking to get the adjustable Cepek shocks, would those work or need something different?
Thank you for bringing me back to reality...yes the 2" spring + 2" body lift seems the way to go, I just didn't want to do spacers over springs and just use the right springs. What is the approximate curb weight of your truck? (not sure what exact model you have)With factory old springs I was 23 3/4 center of wheel to bottom of fender. With Armada coils and one coil removed I'm right at 25" from center of wheel to bottom of fender. My front wheels come off ground when jacking up from frame at 26 1/4 center of wheel to bottom of fender.
Im my opinion 4" not possible with spring change only. mabye 2" spring and 2" body. Also the up and down travel can be improved with non factory shocks
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