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Shoebox Ford Jamco Springs

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by eddie1, Jul 12, 2008.

  1. eddie1
    Joined: Jul 27, 2006
    Posts: 558


    Anyone out there installed Jamco front coils on a shoebox Ford? I am reassembling the front suspesion using Jamco 3 inch drop front coils. Do I reuse the factory spacer at the top or do I leave it out?
    Thanks for the help.
  2. lowsquire
    Joined: Feb 21, 2002
    Posts: 2,564

    from Austin, TX

    the 'spacer' is actually an insulation piece, designed to reduce road noise transmission, and absorb some harshness. they are usually rock hard and useless after sixty years, so leave em out or get new ones from bobdrake or macs or someone they are ten bucks each here.. wont hurt to leave em out is what im trying to say.
  3. KKustoms
    Joined: Aug 21, 2004
    Posts: 326


    Why not just ask JC from JAMCO? He's on here, as well as his borther. hottweelz is JC's screen name.
  4. eaglebeak
    Joined: Sep 17, 2007
    Posts: 1,125


    If you like the squeeking sound of metal on metal, you don't need them.
    I got mine from Dennis Carpenter.
    Call Old Car Centre in Langley.
    They can get them for you.
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  5. eddie1
    Joined: Jul 27, 2006
    Posts: 558


    I had emailed Jamco tech from there website but was hoping for a answer before Monday.
    The pieces I am referring to are aluminum not a rubber isolator.
  6. 19Fordy
    Joined: May 17, 2003
    Posts: 6,878


    Call JC at JAMCO 951-549-1441. Never heard of a "factory" alum. spacer. But after market sold them for sagging springs. And "YES" use the rubber insulator top and bottom.

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