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Old 01-19-2015, 03:56 AM   #11
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that would be the better kit. what did that cost?
I think it ended up to be around $120 shipped to my door. I am replacing everything so figured while the truck is apart get it all. I am pretty sure the new leaf springs have bushings in them but, probably the factory ones. I will swap them out for the ones in this kit. This should include all the front end parts as well including the front sway bar.
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Old 01-19-2015, 01:44 PM   #12
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Scoob I read a review on the leaf springs on Summit and the guy there said the energy bushings didn't fit the djm leaf springs. Your results may vary, he may have been incompetent.
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Scoob I read a review on the leaf springs on Summit and the guy there said the energy bushings didn't fit the djm leaf springs. Your results may vary, he may have been incompetent.
Thanks, I believe my rear leaf springs are beltechs but then again probably the same company makes them and are re-branded djm's.
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Old 01-20-2015, 01:35 AM   #14
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Sorry, I had a brain fart. I meant belltech.
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how about sharing the part numbers you used
Energy Suspension 7.2103R kit. Ebay.

check what's in the box when you get it, a couple of us have gotten wrong parts in the bag.
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120 isnt bad, let me think a second or two...........

my leaf bushings cost around 30, the strut radius rods were about 20, the end links were 20, the sway bar ones were 10 and your kit comes with the a arm ones too. yeah thats not a bad price deal, plus it comes with many more sleeves for the bolts.
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Old 01-21-2015, 03:52 PM   #17
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Thanks, I believe my rear leaf springs are beltechs but then again probably the same company makes them and are re-branded djm's.
When I bought my Belltech rear leafs new from JC Whitney, they came with bushings already.
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i purchased every bushing for my truck last week from autozone just referenced the energy suspension page, came out to $108 after the 20% off online over $100 spent + $10 gift card !
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they do make a difference in how the truck drives. its just time consuming to change them but well worth the effort.
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