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$70 bucks for 63" Springs

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by steedalx, Oct 13, 2004.

  1. steedalx

    steedalx 1/2 ton status

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    $70 bucks for 63\" Springs

    I just called the junk yard and he said $70 bucks for a pair of 63" springs. These doesn't sound too bad of a deal to me. How does this compare to what you paid.

    Also I assume when measuring, I need to go from eye to eye, straight across?

    I think I read somewhere that the 2WD springs have 1 less leaf than the 4WD. Do you know how many leaves a 63" 4WD spring has?


    Thanks
     
  2. sled_dog

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    Re: $70 bucks for 63\" Springs

    4wd has 4 leaves plus overload. 2wd has 3 leaves plus overload, and real 3/4 tons (2 and 4wd with 8 lug wheels) have 5 leaves + overload. I paid $150 for 4wd 1/2 tons.
     
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    Re: $70 bucks for 63\" Springs

    I have heard that the correct way to measure is to run the tape measure along the top of the leaf (follow the arch) rather than from eye to eye.
     
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    Re: $70 bucks for 63\" Springs

    correct, but 63s are so flat it doesn't matter a whole lot.
     
  5. 84_Chevy_K10

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    Re: $70 bucks for 63\" Springs

    I haven't picked mine up yet, but I think I'm going to give $20 for them. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Re: $70 bucks for 63\" Springs

    I could have paid a lot less, but the place I usually get stuff didn't have any rigs at the time. Oh well.
     
  7. Nonesuch

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    Re: $70 bucks for 63\" Springs

    over twice what I pay but still not bad for your run of the mill bone yard. I get any spring I want for $15ea
     

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