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Author Topic:   Leaf spring re-arching
Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 879
posted November 06, 2003 03:35 AM  
Anybody have any ideas and/or plans for re-arching leaf springs?

Dirt Forum Champ
Total posts: 823
posted November 06, 2003 01:39 PM  
a large hammer, a buddy holding.

or a press.

not fun, new ones are cheap enough arent they? guess it depends on how often you lose arch..

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 477
posted November 06, 2003 06:38 PM  
I'm askin for a couple of poor racin buddies. I'd buy new myself. I've heard of guys taking loose the rear of the springs and using a come-along attached to something forward of the rearend.

Dirt Freak

Total posts: 295
posted November 11, 2003 03:23 PM  
A big hammer, a real strong arm and a good anvil will do the job. Most spring shops have a press that does the job in about 3 minutes and they don't even have to take the spring apart. Chunka..chunka..chunka...! Usually not expensive either. Be sure to chalk mark the floor with the spring's shape to know where you started. SLEEPY

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