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Old 05-23-2013, 12:58 PM
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i did something similar on my 58 truk w/ stock springs and flipped axle
after i had truk on the road i experienced a lot of axle wrap that caused the driveshaft to rub a x-member on a hard take off
luckily i had used a 2nd gen trans am that came with a torsion bar boss on the rearend housing
i bolted the stock 82-92 torsion bar on the housing, cut the front mount off and used a trailer shackle at my trans x-member
the torsion bar and the leaf springs have different pivot points, the added shackle makes a variable pivot point up front
works great

on leaf springs i'd remove the panhard bar as it will counter act and bind with the leaf springs







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