Raising suspension

Discussion in 'Tires / Brakes / Bearings / Axles' started by DLass40, Aug 30, 2018.

  1. DLass40

    DLass40 New Member

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    Hi,
    New guy here. We have a NTU 2000 Coleman Niagara. I am looking to raise the PUP ride height up a bit. It bottoms out barely going in and out of the driveway...
    I am aware of the "axle flip" but I am only looking to raise it up an inch or two. We currently us a 2x6 to keep from bottoming out in the driveway. There is another set of holes in the front of the spring mounts that could give us a little bit of lift. Anyone use these or even know about them?
    Any other suggestions will be appreciated!
     
  2. gladecreekwy

    gladecreekwy Well-Known Member

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    Why not the flip?
     
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  3. Matt Benoit

    Matt Benoit Active Member

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    Do the flip, you won't regret it. Best mod I've done!
     
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  4. Halford

    Halford Well-Known Member

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    I am thinking about it, too. Never got around to it yet. Might raise like 5 to 8 inches
     
  5. Matt Benoit

    Matt Benoit Active Member

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    You will need more than just a "flip" to get 8in lift. You could use blocks between the axle and springs in combination with the flip. Or you could have some custom leaf springs made-up. It would give you the lift you want without lift blocks and huge ubolts lol.
     
  6. DLass40

    DLass40 New Member

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    For now we like the 100% unobstructed view in the rear view mirror. Plus we only need an inch or so to clear driveway and I could probably move the mounts myself.
     
  7. DLass40

    DLass40 New Member

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    Attempting to add a pic...

    This is the front spring mount. The rear seems welded
     

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  8. Raycfe

    Raycfe Waterford Ct.

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    Yes move the bolt
     
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  9. joet

    joet Well-Known Member

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    To gain a little more you can replace the spring shackles with longer ones
     
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  10. William Freeman

    William Freeman Active Member

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    Yeah, looks like that would give you an inch.
     

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