rodeo suspension

Submitted: Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010 at 23:20
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hi there ,ive just bought a 2007 4wd t/d rodeo,its an awesome truck except for the saggy arse end,its got about 10mm between the bump stop and the diff housing,is this common its under warranty just ,but there not to keen on helping me,should i just fork out for a new set of springs,any recommendations, whats this iron man stuff like
any info would be helpful
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Reply By: Member - Trouper (NSW) - Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 at 17:38

Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 at 17:38
Instead of replacing the springs, why think about 'air bellows' from a vaariety of suppliers including 'polyair' that way you can adjust the ride height as needed. I had the same problem as you in myTroopie and installed the airbellows and am more than happy with the effect.

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Reply By: Outback Gazz - Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 at 19:06

Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 at 19:06
Howdy Dave

I had an Old Man Emu kit put on my rodeo and cant praise it up enough - both on and off road handling improved 100% !The springs and shocks have now done 100,000 k's and still performing as good as the day they were fitted !
The OME kit might be a few dollars more than Ironman but in my opinion worth it !


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Reply By: Fatso - Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 at 19:17

Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 at 19:17
Forget the air bags. There are more than enough criticial comments of the damage they can do to leaf sprung chassis on other threads on this forum.
Forget the 4x4 shop suspensions & save yourself a heap of money & go to a good spring maker.
Should cost not much more than $300 at a spring maker to fix it perfectly. Or at least as perfect as leaf springs can be set.
My son just paid $289 to have his leaves reset to his preffered ride height & have his tortion bars wound up to suit.
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Reply By: Member - dave e (QLD) - Friday, Jul 30, 2010 at 21:40

Friday, Jul 30, 2010 at 21:40
thanks for everyones comments,our local spring maker is making me a new custom set,apparently he has a good reputation, they are $380 pair which is cheaper than arb and ironman and come with bushes ,ill let you know how they go ,new ones being fitted monday
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