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The front suspension uses very flat leaves on top of the axles so they can flex very well, offering more articulation than the rear. Unfortunately the rear leaves get serious abuse from trail obstacles and at times become such rock anchors that certain lines are impossible. Plus the rear springs have so much arch that though they flex alright, they are definitely not as twisty as an equal length, flatter spring mounted on top would be. In addition, the front springs must be redone for a bit more curve and lift than originally designed since their arch deteriorated after use, which is more common with a flatter spring than with a stiffer, deeply arched spring pack.

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