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Need help with suspension for '73

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by blazin73, May 25, 2000.

  1. blazin73

    blazin73 Registered Member

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    Need help with suspension for \'73

    I have a ? needed to be answered...on my '73 blazer the front leaf-springs are negativly bowed...is this normal, cause our early 80's suburban's front leafs are the same way, at irst i thought they were shot, but i dont know, could ya help me out? thanks

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    Re: Need help with suspension for \'73

    Its completely normal...especially for something that old. My springs I just took off were very negative arch. I wouldn't worry about it. Even brand new stock springs would probably still be a little negative.
    Lift your truck and get rid off 'em. That'll solve your problem. lol

    '73 K5
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  3. Blazer1970

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    Re: Need help with suspension for \'73

    They are designed that way. It is normal.

    Tim

    1970 Blazer CST 4X4 350 SM465 NP205
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  4. blazin73

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    Re: Need help with suspension for \'73

    thanks guys, thats sorta what i was figuring, yeah im working on getting a 6" lift with 35s...thanks again
    "Jeep-It's whats for dinner!"


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