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I could do with raising the rear end of the rod up by a couple of inches. I have leaf springs and wondered if I could remove the shocks and fit coil overs to get the height I want?
 

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I cant raise the mounting points. As for a harder ride.....a bit harder wont hurt and I'm guessing that when the coils are fitted the leaf springs wouldn't be doing much other than acting as locators......?
 

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You could have the springs rerolled ,or another pair made that would give you the height you need. Even slightly longer spring hangers and shackles would do it.

Personally I wouldn't use the coilovers with the leafsprings. Too little direct location will put even more load on the coilovers in the wrong planes.
 

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Take your existing leaf springs out and get them re-arched for a 2" lift,
job done with same ride quality, you may need to reposition the shock mounts though due to the ride height now higher.
 
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