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Technical Bel air springs on chevy 3100

Discussion in 'Traditional Customs' started by Matt50, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. Matt50
    Joined: Jun 19, 2017
    Posts: 17


    I need rear leafsprings for my 1950 Chevy 3100. I've been looking up new kits and also junkyard solutions.

    I have not come across a belair to measure myself but I have seen pictures and I'm curious if I can use the rear springs and install them on a chevy 3100. Both are mounted under frame right? I ask because I know where to get some bel air springs and my spring eyes are to elogolated to use.

    Has this been done anywhere?
    Something similar been done?
    Any advice you guys got?
  2. Mr48chev
    Joined: Dec 28, 2007
    Posts: 25,027


  3. 302GMC
    Joined: Dec 15, 2005
    Posts: 5,512

    from Idaho

    Pass. car springs don't fit pickups ...
  4. doyoulikesleds
    Joined: Jul 12, 2014
    Posts: 225


    Sure they dont . thats why my 56 chry windsor has ford f150 springs in the rear they bolted in when the original mains broke in the mid 80s
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  5. dan31
    Joined: Jul 3, 2011
    Posts: 968


    The car spring are under the frame but they are narrow and i don't know about how equal the rates would be?

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