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bottom leaf on front pack has wavy end

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by R72K5, Sep 17, 2002.

  1. R72K5

    R72K5 Banned

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    why are ends of bottom leaf of my front packs wavy ? special leaf or ?

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    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    wavey? gotta pic?
     
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    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    Sounds like what happens from an accident. See "wavy" ended front leafs all the time in the wrecking yards, when the front axle is stuffed backwards. (or the nose/frame gets bent, altering the spring mounting locations)
     
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    R72K5 Banned

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    no, its not accident, both ends are shaped the same, its some kind of special leaf of some kind, i dont know what yet.
    if youre looking from side of truck at either end of bottom front leaf the ends are wavy up and down- vertically, almost S-curve, sorta, a flat S-curve., the same amount and identical on both ends of it

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    Could be an old add-a-leaf??/forums/images/icons/confused.gif

    Rene
     
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    Does it have aftermarket overload springs on it? I know most are curved to accomodate a clamp. Some pics would help.
     
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    i wish i had a digicam...
    how many leaves would be factory on a 79 K10 ??
    Ill find the SPID label and see if it lists any F codes hmmm..
    it doenst look incorrect or anything, but if i decide to add leave to the front packs then id have to either add them above this leaf or simply just do away with it.

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    no idea, i dont knw what add a leaf are supposed to look like, hmm..
     
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    dyeager535 1 ton status Premium Member

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    The K5's couldn't get anything but 2 or 3 leaf fronts AFAIK, (only one front spring option for the K5's) I'd assume K10's would be the same.
     
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    yeah its got two normal every day looking leaves and then this oddball looking leaf underneath them two- same deal on both sides of truck

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    Does it look anything like this?

    [​IMG]

    only on the bottom?
     

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