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52 or 56"?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jackedjimmy350, Mar 21, 2004.

  1. jackedjimmy350

    jackedjimmy350 1/2 ton status

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    52 or 56\"?

    do all subs have 56" rear springs, or just the 3/4 ton subs?
     
  2. scoutillac

    scoutillac 1/2 ton status

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    Mine are 52" Unfortunately it's a half ton.
     
  3. jackedjimmy350

    jackedjimmy350 1/2 ton status

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

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    52"...half ton

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    good, thats what i wanted to hear. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. BlazerGuy

    BlazerGuy 3/4 ton status

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    Yep 1/2 ton = 52"
    3/4 ton = 56"

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  5. 4xcrazy

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

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    Yep 1/2 ton = 52"
    3/4 ton = 56"

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    sorry, i don't think so,,,
    mines a 1/2 ton with 56" springs, i believe they went to 56's in '89 on up.
     
  6. jjlaughner

    jjlaughner 3/4 ton status

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    My 87 blazer has 56" springs /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif
     
  7. jjlaughner

    jjlaughner 3/4 ton status

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

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  8. SUBFAN

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    My '90 has 56" rear springs too....


    Only way to really know is to measure /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif
     
  9. heavy4x4

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

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    My '90 has 56" rear springs too....


    Only way to really know is to measure /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif /forums/images/graemlins/shame.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif

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    What he said. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  10. SUBFAN

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    Sure as crap, if I took someones word for it, I would get the wrong one and kick myself into next week for being stupid. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/histerical.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
  11. Muddytazz

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    Sorry, wrong. Mine's a 3/4ton with 52" springs....stock.
     
  12. Jays Beast

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

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    sorry, i don't think so,,,
    mines a 1/2 ton with 56" springs, i believe they went to 56's in '89 on up.

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    What he said
     
  13. Highjaxx

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    I'm not positive, but I think all Sub's have holes in the frame for both mount locations. (Same frame)

    I moved my ORD-flip back 4-inches to convert. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  14. Muddytazz

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    My 75 burb's frame does not have the holes to move the hangers back to the 56" spring location. That might of been something they started doing at a later time if they did do that. I've never looked at others to confirm tho.
     
  15. BlazerGuy

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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    Damn, I thought I knew that one... /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
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    Re: 52 or 56\"?

    alot of 80 and older 1/2 tons ran 56" 8 leaf packs, it was with the chevy Big 10 and gmc Heavy Half trucks, 2 and 4 wheel drive

    some 77-79 or so 3/4 tons used 52" thicker packs, ive had a 77 K2500 gmc pickup that was 52 rear even iwth three leaf front packs and sway bar and all

    longer pack would ride a lil softer than shorter pack with same number of leaves

    gm was odd
     

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