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Old 12-18-2018, 04:15 PM   #1
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I just received my sumosprings. Any installation advice before I get dirty?
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Install was straight forward with nicely written instructions from the manufacturer. Most difficult was dealing with the massive 22.5 wheels/tires and 450ft/pd lug nut spec. Recommend a torque multiplier and carbide drill bits. Hope this helps someone!
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Ride Review: Excellent, Excellent, and still Excellent! Reduced road noise! Sway greatly attenuated resulting in reduced input at steering wheel. Worth every penny and the 25% holiday discount kept the wallet happy. I highly recommend Sumospring modification to F53 chassis!
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Ride Review: Excellent, Excellent, and still Excellent! Reduced road noise! Sway greatly attenuated resulting in reduced input at steering wheel. Worth every penny and the 25% holiday discount kept the wallet happy. I highly recommend Sumospring modification to F53 chassis!
Sounds great. You didn't take any pictures?
Seems to be a smart upgrade.
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I never think about pictures until its all back together. Yes I feel it is a very smart upgrade. Pre-modification handling was acceptable to me; however, my co-pilot was a little white-knuckled when she drove. She was very complementary on the test drive. So, if your F53 chassis has bad road manners I'd highly recommend this as step one (after tires/alignment pass muster).
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Did you do the front and back?

Total cost?
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Yes I did front and back. The total parts cost was about $875. It took me about 3 hours per axle much of which was spent dealing with the 450ftpd lug nuts and 200lb wheels - my tool box just isn't equipped for those numbers
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Yes I did front and back. The total parts cost was about $875. It took me about 3 hours per axle much of which was spent dealing with the 450ftpd lug nuts and 200lb wheels - my tool box just isn't equipped for those numbers
Nice! Thanks for the info. Might be doing this some day.
Had to put a spare on the rear one time in a gas station parking lot so I know the wheel deal. It's exhausting.

I have new shocks and tires. Less tippy would be nice.
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