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Author Topic:   Excessive Spring Arch
Dirt Full Roller

Total posts: 47
posted February 22, 2002 12:34 PM
After installing some Speedway brand leaf springs in my Camaro, the rear end is high enough to make it look like it's ready to go down the quarter mile!
The arch is about 6.5" unloaded just like the specs say. I don't have any ballast installed, but two guys on the bumper lowers the car maybe an inch or two. I need at least four inches to level the car properly.

I will be installing some Landrum springs on my team mate's car and they look like they will give the same result.

Four inch lowering blocks don't seem to be a good solution. Any ideas?



Dirt Roller

Total posts: 7
posted February 22, 2002 03:38 PM
You can get a set of asphalt leaf spings which are 1.5" lower arch.

Dirt Roller

Total posts: 15
posted February 23, 2002 09:14 AM
69-er With your car setting on floor what is the measurement from floor to bottom chassis and from floor to center of front spring eye? Also what is the measurement from floor to rear spring eye? Do you know what spring rate your springs are?

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