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I have the RCD 6" lift and I want to get rid of the 6" block in the rear. I tow alot and know that that block affects my towing/hauling not to mention ride quality. I'm going to call Deaver and get a price on a rear spring pack with the lift built in. I know to make sure to tell Deaver to include the overload spring so it doesnt affect my towing or hauling capabilities.

 

Has anyone already done this? Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated! ROCK ON!

 

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Don

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I have the RCD 6" lift and I want to get rid of the 6" block in the rear. I tow alot and know that that block affects my towing/hauling not to mention ride quality. I'm going to call Deaver and get a price on a rear spring pack with the lift built in. I know to make sure to tell Deaver to include the overload spring so it doesnt affect my towing or hauling capabilities.

 

Has anyone already done this? Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated! ROCK ON!

 

:fume:

Don

 

 

 

 

I have the RCD kit on my 02 Burban and the rear block is 4" not 6. The RCD kit uses 5.5" front spindles and a 4" rear block. I tossed the rear block and got some custom springs made by Alcan. Best thing I ever did. The new springs came with 4.5" of lift like I requested and you do not need an overload spring. Give them a call, tell them what you have and what you want to accomplish in the way of carrying capacity and towing ability and they will take it from there.(www.alcanspring.com) :cheers::crazy::D

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I have the RCD 6" lift and I want to get rid of the 6" block in the rear. I tow alot and know that that block affects my towing/hauling not to mention ride quality. I'm going to call Deaver and get a price on a rear spring pack with the lift built in. I know to make sure to tell Deaver to include the overload spring so it doesnt affect my towing or hauling capabilities.

 

Has anyone already done this? Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated! ROCK ON!

 

:fume:

Don

 

 

 

 

I have the RCD kit on my 02 Burban and the rear block is 4" not 6. The RCD kit uses 5.5" front spindles and a 4" rear block. I tossed the rear block and got some custom springs made by Alcan. Best thing I ever did. The new springs came with 4.5" of lift like I requested and you do not need an overload spring. Give them a call, tell them what you have and what you want to accomplish in the way of carrying capacity and towing ability and they will take it from there.(www.alcanspring.com) :cheers::crazy::D

 

 

 

 

 

 

How is the ride compared to when you had the blocks in? Thanks...I'll check out Alcan

 

Don

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I have the RCD 6" lift and I want to get rid of the 6" block in the rear. I tow alot and know that that block affects my towing/hauling not to mention ride quality. I'm going to call Deaver and get a price on a rear spring pack with the lift built in. I know to make sure to tell Deaver to include the overload spring so it doesnt affect my towing or hauling capabilities.

 

Has anyone already done this? Any comments or suggestions would be greatly appreciated! ROCK ON!

 

:seeya:

Don

 

 

 

 

I have the RCD kit on my 02 Burban and the rear block is 4" not 6. The RCD kit uses 5.5" front spindles and a 4" rear block. I tossed the rear block and got some custom springs made by Alcan. Best thing I ever did. The new springs came with 4.5" of lift like I requested and you do not need an overload spring. Give them a call, tell them what you have and what you want to accomplish in the way of carrying capacity and towing ability and they will take it from there.(www.alcanspring.com) :D:flag::D

 

 

 

 

 

 

How is the ride compared to when you had the blocks in? Thanks...I'll check out Alcan

 

Don

 

 

 

 

 

The ride with blocks is the same type of ride you would get without blocks. The difference lies when you accelerate, with blocks you will probably get axle wind up as the blocks allows a larger pivot point between the spring seat and the axle. A custom set of springs will eliminate this problem. Also with a set of custom springs you can tell them what kind of ride you would prefer. I don't have any regrets ordering up my Alcans and I am sure you would be very satisfied with them as well. :chevy:

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Ill 2nd vote for Alcan.

 

They are a GREAT company, with a Great product.

Every one of there springs are made custom for YOU. Deaver does this but also makes "bulk springs" that can be sold to dealers etc..

 

With Alcan you know they are made just for you when they are created.

Just tell them what you want and they will build it. Tell them about your truck and how you use it and what you want out of the springs.

 

I am 100% happy with mine and would call Alcan again in a sec if I was in need of springs.

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Ill 2nd vote for Alcan.

 

They are a GREAT company, with a Great product. 

Every one of there springs are made custom for YOU.  Deaver does this but also makes "bulk springs" that can be sold to dealers etc..

 

With Alcan you know they are made just for you when they are created.

Just tell them what you want and they will build it.  Tell them about your truck and how you use it and what you want out of the springs.

 

I am 100% happy with mine and would call Alcan again in a sec if I was in need of springs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

how much did you pay for your springs? if i may ask

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Ill 2nd vote for Alcan.

 

They are a GREAT company, with a Great product. 

Every one of there springs are made custom for YOU.  Deaver does this but also makes "bulk springs" that can be sold to dealers etc..

 

With Alcan you know they are made just for you when they are created.

Just tell them what you want and they will build it.  Tell them about your truck and how you use it and what you want out of the springs.

 

I am 100% happy with mine and would call Alcan again in a sec if I was in need of springs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

how much did you pay for your springs? if i may ask

 

 

 

 

 

I paid $600.00 shipped. That was from Alcan in Colorado to Seattle, Washington. The shipping may be more, depending where you live. The springs themselves were $520.00($260.00 ea.) for 3/4 ton springs with 4.5" of lift on my 02 2500 Burban. That price also includes polyurethane spring eye bushings. :seeya:

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Look around there website. http://www.alcanspring.com/index.htm

They have great service. Email them or call them they are very helpfull.

 

They run around 3 weeks or so behind. Well that might not be the best word but from the time you order it is generally about 3 weeks before they get them finished and shipped.

 

VERY high quality

I have a few pictures on my cardomain site http://www.cardomain.com/id/bigbubbabd on the 2nd or 3rd page or so

 

I THINK they run about $285 a spring (6") custom built to your truck and specks ( soft/flexy, tow alot dont want them that way etc....)

Making it about $570 a set + shipping.

Add about $100 a side or subtract per inch to give you an idea. (ie.. 6"= rougly 285 a spring and 7" would roughly be 385.. you get the idea)

I wish I could give you a exact number but honestly I cant remember what I paid for them it was quite some time ago

 

Hope that helps

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