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Deaver Long Leaves

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 83 convertible, Jan 8, 2006.

  1. 83 convertible

    83 convertible Registered Member

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    Has anyone done the long-leave springs conversion shown in FWOR magazine. Just recieved my set of complete springs (front & rear) a couple of weeks ago. Now I am looking for a source for front shock hoops as I am going to use 7100 shocks also. Stephen already has the flip for my rear springs. Thanks in advance for any help.
     
  2. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    www.bluetorchfab.com sells some universal shock hoops that could work out. Clearing the steering shaft is the big issue with shock hoops on K series rigs.

    Never was much of a fan of the way FWOR did things on that setup, but it worked well I guess.
     
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    This is by far the easiest and cheapest way to do it. it is a very reliable way to do it, so dont think its a rigged up way.
     
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    are we talking about the same setup? I'm thinking of the one when they moved the shackle mount back a few inches into the body mount area. I didn't care for placing the shackle there.
     
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    thats the only one i can remember... yeah i dont like it either, a 52" swap is a much better option. if i did a swap like this id have the custum leaf shop make a spring pretty similar to the 52's...
     

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