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Old 03-26-2007, 07:32 AM
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One last leaf spring question...

Hey guys…appreciate all the comments on my first leaf spring install question, hope someone can point me in the right direction with this final question…..
I have a 5 leaf, 5” inch arc, universal rear leaf spring set up. I’ll be installing my axle in between the frame and top of the springs. If I find that I need to lower my fenders some, and decide to remove a leaf to accomplish this, which spring do I remove? Thanks, Jimmy

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You are probably better of using a lowering block to make changes. They are cheap and using one won't change your spring rate. Sometimes guys take leaves out of their springs and find the ride too soft.

But if you do take one out, I'd start with the short one.

If your spring rate is too hard to begin with, you could shorten up each leaf some,( not the main one, ), that would lower the truck a bit and get your ride softer while maintaining spring strength somewhat.

Search the site, there are a few good threads about this sort of thing already.

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