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Old 10-13-2011, 11:10 AM   eBay Motors  #1 (permalink)
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Add a leaf question...

Im going to be installing a pro comp add a leaf on my truck tonight.. ive never put on an add a leaf, and it didnt come with any instructions, and i cant seem to find any instructions. i get the concept of the install but where exactly does the add a leaf go? does it go right above the first leaf? or in the middle of the pack? a write up would be very helpful if i could find one.

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Old 10-13-2011, 11:15 AM   eBay Motors  #2 (permalink)
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hey man when I did the add leaf for my friends I place it under the first leaf in the initial spring pack. that way you still keep the tension in check. an use a C-clamp when you loosen the spring pack, those things aren't fun if they shoot off....
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:20 AM   eBay Motors  #3 (permalink)
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mine came with the actual add aleaf, a new center bolts, and new brackets for each leaf pack...i dont get what the brackets are for?
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:25 AM   eBay Motors  #4 (permalink)
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yes as it should come with all that and new U bolts too! the brackets are for the increase in spring perch, but if you allready have a lift kit installed just reuse the same bracket system.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:29 AM   eBay Motors  #5 (permalink)
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i have a 5 inch block in the back. so basically i just clamp the leaf pack together. un- screw the center pin. put the new add a leaf under the leaf pack and above the bottom fat leaf and then just screw the new bolt in??
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:37 AM   eBay Motors  #6 (permalink)
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pretty much! quick break down for you
1. C-clamp spring pack
2. loosen an remove old U bolts
3. loosen center pin bolt in segments while unscrewing the C-clamp to relive pressure.
4. once all pressure has been relived remove C clamp and old center pin bolt
5. remove top 1 or 2 leafs from the pack and insert new add a leaf
6. install new center pin bolt an tighten once again injunction tighten the C-clamp
7. once fully tightened center pin bolt, install new u bolts with mounting hardware
8. remove C-clamp and enjoy your new ride height
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Old 10-13-2011, 01:02 PM   eBay Motors  #7 (permalink)
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I thought this is where the add a leaf went??
im such a straight axle and coil guy
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