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Old 10-07-2004, 10:06 AM
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New springs or Inserts?

A similar question was asked by hduff on 10/4, but my problem is slightly different.
I building up 1939 Plymouth. I installed a Chevy 350 and disc brake conversion on the original front suspension. The front end now sits low and causes the camber of the front tires to tilt outward. Now matter how i adjust the camber by the manual I still have the same results. Should I use those inserts that go between the springs or buy new springs? If thats the case, I have no idea which ones to use. What if they are too long, or too short, too week? Any help will be most appreciated! Thank You.

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Old 10-07-2004, 08:14 PM
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I would suggest new springs. Give http://www.eatonsprings.com/index.html a call. They should be able to help you out.
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Thanks for the info. I called those guys up and unfortunately they couldn't help me out. They told me the book they had only goes back to 1941. But they said I might just have old springs. As far as I know they're 1939 springs. I guess I'll try new springs then go from there.
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39plyguy, I have a 37 Plymouth front axel and springs that I took off my 37 when I installed a Must II package. The car set nice and had been converted to disc brakes by the previous owner. I have saved the parts. Are you using leaf springs in the front? If so, what is the length of the spring? If your springs are weak, these might be useful to you.
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I have coil springs. If I had a use for the leaf spring I would certainly buy them from you, Thank you for the offer. This is the first car I have ever done and its kicking my butt.
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