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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by S. Burnham, Nov 30, 2005.

  1. S. Burnham

    S. Burnham Registered Member

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    what is a zero rate spring and how do they work?
     
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    k5freak44 1/2 ton status

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    a zero rate is an inch tall block that bolts on to the spring pack to either be used as an extra inch for clearance or to move the axle foward or backward.
     
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    its basically just a block about 3/4" to 1" thick that has offset centerpin hole most can be used centered or the offest to onside is 1" and the other is 1.5"

    o and they go between the spring and the perch
     
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    S. Burnham Registered Member

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    is this for tire clearance in the fenders or is for the little xtra wheel base?
     
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    clearance for sure, wheelbase if you offset.
     
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    how much xtra wheel base, and does this effect steering linkages?
     
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    1" or 1.5" usually

    however much the zero rate is made for
     

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