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Old 03-12-2005, 12:46 PM
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leaf springs for a 66 nova....

any recommendations on where to get a set of leaf springs for a 66 nova 194cid? it has a mono leaf spring right now. is it better to install multiple or stick with mono?

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Old 03-12-2005, 02:05 PM
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Well i would say have more then the one like maybe 3 or so, as long as they fit, are same width and go from longest shorter and shortest. With more you can distribute the weight of your car and it won't be so bouncy back there. If you decide to put in new or more leaf springs i would also suggest you put in new bushings on both sides. Your already back there might as well.
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The V8 powered Novas came with the multileaf springs. Shouldn't be hard to find a set.
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I have a '66 Nova SS,327/350HP. It has single leaf springs. I also had one new in '66. It had single leaf springs.
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where's a good place to pick up a set? i wont be racing this, i am restoring it. it has a 6 cyl.
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Any spring shop should be able to set you up with new springs and bushings. I would keep the mono leaf, its only a six and you won't have worry about different u bolts or different spring widths since multi leafs are narrower.
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Try classicindustries.com or yearone.com

Between the two of them I've found everything I've ever looked for.
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250.00 for a mono spring from classic?
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$249.95 for a set.
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Leaf Springs

JC Whitney has a set of multi leafs (3 Leafs) that bolt right up to a mono leaf perch. I just installed them on my 67 Nova bolted right up.
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JC Whitney has a set of multi leafs (3 Leafs) that bolt right up to a mono leaf perch. I just installed them on my 67 Nova bolted right up.

Did the milti leafs raise the ride hieght?
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I'll let you know in a couple days, I just got the rear end in today but still have to install the disk brakes and plumb new brake lines.
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Check stevesnovasite.com for nova info and parts new and used. I have found it to be very useful.
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