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Old 09-18-2007, 09:43 PM
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dropped front leaf question..

I am putting in a 3" dropped front leaf setup(replaces stock ones) on my 49 3100. And I can't get the rear eye bushing to line up with the hanger enough to get the bolt through. Is there something I missed (easy now). Can I grind just a tiny bit up in the hanger?It is all cleaned out and the leaf still needs to go up a fat 16th to get the bolt in. Any tips and I owe ya a beer or what ever ya fancy.
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Old 09-18-2007, 11:37 PM
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The diameter of the eye of the spring must be larger than the original spring .

It probably won't hurt to grind a bit off for clearance but I don't think I would get carried away. If the spring has a reversed eye you may need a bit of clearance at the front side for that.
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Old 09-19-2007, 06:25 AM
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dropped front leaf question..

It does not have a reversed eye, and I shouldn't have to grind too much.It'll be one of those awkward grind positions though. No biggy. Thanks chopped for the 2nd opinion, I didn't want to do something stupid.
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