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I Broke My Leaf Spring

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by joeshmo473, Dec 22, 2004.

  1. joeshmo473

    joeshmo473 Registered Member

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    i broke a leaf in the leaf spring, right rear, and i need to know where to find two leaf springs with either stock height or a 2 inch lift. why, b/c i have a two inch add a leaf and a 4 inch block, i'm gonna use the block no matter what b/c it changes the angle of the axle. so tell me where i can find a decent new leaf spring with stock or 2 inch lift, btw tuff country springs are too expensive for my budget
    80' blazer, 6inch TCountry lift
     
  2. Emmettology 101

    Emmettology 101 3/4 ton status

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    Since you're on a budget and TC springs are too expensive, you best bet would be to find some stock rear springs in a jumkyard and swap them in with the add-a-leaf and blocks. Most rear lift springs are in the $300+ range for the pair. I htink there are some companies out there that offer a new stock rpelacement spring, but you're still looking at probably $100 per spring....

    That leaves you with these options:

    1.Use stock rear springs from a jyard with yoru addaleaf and blocks

    2.ORD shackle and remove broken leaf(if it is not a main leaf). keep addaleaf in and remove block. Use a small degre shim for the axle rotation.

    3.New rear 6" lift springs leaves out block and addaleaf and use a small degree shim for the axle rotation.
     
  3. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    you're gonna break another spring no matter what. the block puts extra leverage on the spring. this is one case where leverage isnt your friend.
     
  4. goldwing2000

    goldwing2000 Guest

    Find a spring shop that will re-arc a spring and have them modify a set of stocks to give you the lift you want.
     

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