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Old 01-29-2013, 04:19 AM   #1
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After 175,000 miles one leaf taken out, clamped leaf springs, hundreds of 1/4 mile passes and many engine hauls to and from the machine shop I finnally broke a leaf spring hauling a 5.7 crate engine.

The question I have is where should I go to get 4" drop leaf springs.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:57 AM   #2
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Actually I am surprised that you have made it that far using a clamped spring. Clamps are really hard on the spring. I heard someone talking about Mcgaughy having a drop leaf spring but can't find it. Belltech has them. I used a set on a chevy truck with bags and it worked good.
http://www.streetbeatcustoms.c...ear-_-Single/803810/

Personally I perfer the flip kit for droping the rear on our trucks. Maybe get a pair of springs from the pick'n pull and do a flip? Good luck..
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Finding any parts at a junk yard out here is near impossible, California has to by law send most of it salvaged parts out of state...
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Lonnie.......

YOU NEED TO TALK TO ME!!!!!

You need a pair of Hotchkis 4" drops Leafs???????

Check your PM
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That sounds like someone has your solution.....
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You need a pair of Hotchkis 4" drops Leafs?
My truck needs a pair of those too.
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Lonnie.......

YOU NEED TO TALK TO ME!!!!!

You need a pair of Hotchkis 4" drops Leafs???????

Check your PM

Those are good low mile springs. I think they were on my truck for less than 2 years and maybe 8000 miles before I took them off and put them into storage in my attic. Not sure how they have been stored since I passed them along.
They are a little stiff but handle great.
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Sounds great Neal, I have been waiting for the pic???
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Lonnie I'll try to get it tomorrow - Sorry

Kinda dropped a heavy item on my foot yesterday and haven't been able to walk much...

Yea i know, Mr Dumbass does it again LOL
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