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Old 02-17-2007, 09:07 PM
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dearch rear leafs on a 85 chevy pu

I need to dearch rear springs on a 85 chevy c10.
any info on how to do this would be a great help.
thanks

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It can be done in a press. I lay the main leaf on the floor and trace it in chalk for a reference. Press the arch out until you like it and trace it and make the other side match your mark.
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I have taken one of the lower leaves out and flipped it over. Then fabbed up a couple of clamps to pull the spring packs together. Worked great! Was done on my brother in law's 69 F100. flipped the second leaf (one right below the main leaf) and it pulled the back of the truck down about 3 1/2".
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thanks for the info either way should work.
ill try flipping the lower spring first,and if that does'nt get me where
i need to be ,
ill use the press.
thanks again.

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