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Old 08-12-2004, 08:00 PM
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Springs alone won't do it .Had a truck spring company re curve and add an extra spring to my supercharged studie ,still got wheel hop so bad it broke an axle.If this is a street machine ,go for swing up traction bars and torsion bars ,wont interfere with suspension ,untill you hop on it !

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I can build leafs that won't wheel hop. It's all in how it's done. We solved our wheel hop problem. But like Studebk says if you want to play it safe and you have huge horsepower numbers add some of the new traction bars with the rubber in-bar biscuits.
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lader bar setup

if you run a ladder bar set up make sure you run a floater with the leaf springs or you will bind the leafs and they will look like a S if you grab trackion and have any real torque in your engine,one must remember that ladder bars were designed for coil springs,but can be used on leafs if set up right .the relocation of the springs is cheep and fairly easy to do I did it on my pro street pickup its a 1976 c10 short box I run 18.5 wide mickeys with 1" clearance inside and out of the wheel well for tire growth art morison ladder bars with compition enginering floaters I will post some suspention pictures on my journal later this week
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