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Old 09-21-2010, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by hotwheels1
How many leafs would you remove from this spring set up?
This pees people off when I say to do this but it works great and last a long time: Take out all of the leaves except the main leaf. Notch the frame for clearance. Make up two radius rods, one for each side, with hymn joints in both ends. Mount these two rods close to the same mounting pivot point that the front eye of the main leaf spring pins mount too. Weld a bolt on the side of the U-bolt plate and mount the other end of the radius rods there. With only using the main leaf on each side, these radius rods will keep the axle from winding up under hard acceleration and braking. Now that you have done all of this put air shocks or air bags on the axle and adjust the ride hight where you want it.
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