Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by ryanp » Thu Feb 09, 2012 11:09 am

NutterKam wrote: No, not the the rear twin leafs.
Neither fit, single or twin, they are longer.

I want stiffer springs, not softer!! I never found the twin leafs P/N for a SWB when i dug around in Etka.
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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by NutterKam » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:11 pm

Nice motor, Lams! It sure does sit low for a bus. When empty, approx how far from the bump stops is the rear - and did you chop down the stops (if so, how much?)?
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Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by Splitpin » Tue Mar 13, 2012 8:26 pm

Here are some swb caddy life twin rear springs, as promised!

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by ryanp » Sat Mar 17, 2012 6:33 pm

Ta, are they harder or softer than singles?
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Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by Splitpin » Sun Mar 18, 2012 10:03 am

They are softer until they touch the 2nd spring then it stiffens

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by allanguk » Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:45 am

I have just ordered the VMaxx kit for the maxi but on checking my van it only has a single leaf either side. Should I change my order to the SWB version?

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by ryanp » Sun Mar 18, 2012 12:36 pm

The bolts will be longer thats all, i wouldn't worry!
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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by chezzy71 » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:33 pm

NutterKam wrote:Just for the record, spoke to Paddington Motor Springs in Wembley and they can reset leaf springs to your spec. To do a Caddy, they said about 110+vat So there you have it - an alternative means for lowering the rear of a Caddy, albeit a rather permanent solution!

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by I.D.S. » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:27 pm

A big burly bloke gets hold of them,softens them bends them to a new curve and rehardens them. Vola. Once done cannot be redone,also will effect load carrying capacity.

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by xtreme » Sat Nov 22, 2014 8:20 pm

Hi. I just installed an Eibach kit on my 2.0 TDI maxi crew van 7 seater. The rear seems to be about 7mm lower than the front. Is there a fix for this

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by xtreme » Tue Mar 03, 2015 1:24 pm

hi
i have lowered my 2.0 tdi caddi maxi with an eibach kit, which has KW rear setup....looks great but i only have around 17cm clearance from the ground to the lowest point of the leaf spring at the position of the hangers . this causes touching on the ground ocassional on some inclines or sunken driveways....is there a fix for this

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by StianOppistov » Tue May 19, 2015 12:41 pm

I have a problem with my caddy maxi 7 seaters, i have lowered it with v-maxx coilovers, and have a problem with my second leaf, they spread to much from my first leaf, så the second touch the speed dumps they put in the road in norway if i drive to fast over them, is there a fix for this problem..

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Re: Maxi Life Twin Leafs - Lowering Options?

Post by torque777 » Sun May 15, 2016 6:24 am

I've had my maxi life lowered for two years now and have never been happy with the rear, I cut my bumpstops right down but still it hits when carrying people, my twin leafs are always touching which after seeing others leads me to believe mine have been overloaded at some time

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