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Old 01-14-2007, 04:27 PM
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homemade superstock springs

did anyone see musclecar on spike today? they showed how to build a set of superstock leafsprings for a nova. does anyone know how much you are supposed to cut off the leafs? ive already forgot

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LOU Said 2 inches of each leaf on the rear part of the spring leafs
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two inches on rear of springs.
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You might read this thread # 18

1967 Nova leaf springs

You could also do search on this site and insert "Mopar Super Stock Springs" its been mentioned several times the last year and half.
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what about turning the the 2nd and 3rd leafs around where the longer end will be toward the front and then cut 2 inches off the back?
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I didn't see the program, and might not get to.

I don't have a clue as to why they are saying to cut off 2" off the leaves.

But guys, this is not rocket science. This is ancient technology that was common practice in the 60-70s. Old drag racers will remember it.

Making "Mopar Super Stock Springs" out of stock leaf springs on other cars has been done for 45 years. It is such an old idea that it has been forgotten by most and disavowed by the companies that $$$$ sell slapper bars and other suspensions.

I run them on my car right now, and have since I got it 17 years ago.

Oh, and don't forget urethane bushings everywhere, and do eliminate the rubber around the leaf spring.
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