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Old 05-28-2003, 08:48 PM
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Hey fellas. I want to replace the mono-leaf springs on my 68 Camaro with multi and raise the rear end a little. JC whitney sells a 5-leaf spring with 2-4 inches of lift. Since I do not know how high my original springs are because they sag, will this be too high ? Can I change from a single to a multi leaf with out extra parts? Thanks

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Old 05-29-2003, 02:23 PM
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if your rearend is sagging now, you could jack up the car 2-3 inches to get the right look and see how much you have to go up. or if you're still concerned, get your new leafs and get some adjustable shackles and you'll be able to make it as high as you want.

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ff, Do you take your car to the strip often? I ask this because I went through the same thing with my 69 (although I didn't want it higher). I was doing a frame off resto, and when it came to the leafs, I went to my local race shop and they said to stick with a mono because it let the car "sit" better on launch. I don't believe the ride hight from the mono to mutiple leafs is a big diff.
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I agree with GT. If you take the car to the track monleafs work better for launching. I have some 5 leaf Eaton Springs that I had built to be stronger than stock because my old springs sagged to, but now I am looking into getting monoleafs again for the track..

I live up north from you if you are still looking ofr leafs... Let me know

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