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Transverse Leaf Spring Rates??

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by mogara, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. mogara
    Joined: Mar 10, 2006
    Posts: 143


    I am building a truck based on a Model A frame that has been Z'd in the front and rear. I am trying to figure out if I have the amount of 'Z' that I want before I get too much farther into the build.

    I have a Posies Superslide front and stock '48 Ford rear spring. Can anyone tell me the approximate rates for these springs? I know the weight of the engine and transmission as well as the weight of the body going on the frame, so with the spring rates, I should be able to roughly figure out how much the chassis will settle.

    I know I can mock it all up, but was just trying to save a little labor.
  2. Yo Baby
    Joined: Jul 11, 2004
    Posts: 2,812

    Yo Baby


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