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Projects Coil overs

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Mikey1935ford, Jan 5, 2015.

  1. Mikey1935ford
    Joined: Jan 5, 2015
    Posts: 1


    can anyone help me with what coil overs to use on a 1935 ford pickup.
  2. fine29
    Joined: Sep 13, 2008
    Posts: 676

    from Des Moines

    Probably a 200-235 lb spring
  3. mgtstumpy
    Joined: Jul 20, 2006
    Posts: 9,228


  4. QA-1 makes a shock & spring package that is tunable to adjust the ride. HRP

  5. unkledaddy
    Joined: Jul 21, 2006
    Posts: 2,865


    And if I'm not mistaken a dealer has different loaner coils that you can try.
  6. Which end of the truck as well as what the truck will be used for plays a big roll in spring choice and QA-1s are really popular which may make them easier to replace. I like Konis personally but when choosing parts for a driver it is always good to choose something that is popular more then something that is not.
  7. woodiewagon46
    Joined: Mar 14, 2013
    Posts: 2,285

    from New York

    All the above info is great. One suggestion I would offer is DO NOT use the so called "progressive" spring some companies use. On my car you couldn't get a business card between the top four coils and when I questioned this I was told that it was perfectly normal. I don't know about you but when I have a 3" section of spring that each coil touches, I call that a spacer, not a spring. Pro makes great coil overs also, mgtstumpys info is all you need.
  8. i just did a car with 4 coil overs i used afco shocks as they bought out pro shocks and hyper coils worked out well
    i use the longest stroke possible so they don't top or bottom out

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