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Old 02-07-2012, 03:00 AM
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Here's the deal.... the NAPA (Moog) bushings are made for 2'' wide leaf springs, my car ( 48 Dodge) has 1 3/4 '' springs, so they must be trimmed to fit, but they don't tell you that, they just sell you the 2''. So, I trimmed them off a little in the center and alittle off the flange so they just fill the space between the hangers, or shackles , just a little snug. I put them in, installed the pins and tighten down the nuts, and NO binding and NO slop! Springs now bounce perfectly ! Now, before I put the wheels on, and the gas tank back in...............I gotta look at those shock mounts,.....why would they mount them at a 45 degree angle ? Instead of straight up and down ? And how can I make new lower shock mounts ? hmmmmmmmmm
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