Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - leaf spring cutting for better ride?
View Single Post
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-17-2007, 04:00 PM
Henry Highrise's Avatar
Henry Highrise Henry Highrise is offline
Lost in the 60's
 
Last wiki edit: Removing stuck fasteners Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Dixieland
Age: 69
Posts: 15,182
Wiki Edits: 4

Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by rh88k5
Has anyone ever shortened some of the leaves in leaf springs to get a softer ride? I caught the end of a car show that featured someone shortening some of the bottom leaves to make the spring less rigid. I have a full size blazer that I cut into a pickup cab with a custom bed, looks cool, but the ride is hard without the extra weight any tips or other ideas would be nice.
Most folks just remove a couple of the leaves.
Reply With Quote