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What do i look for?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Citizen Rider, May 7, 2006.

  1. Citizen Rider

    Citizen Rider 1/2 ton status

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    What models and years do i look for to find 56" rear springs?

    I just pulled the rear springs out of a 77 burban parts vehicle and figured they where 56's. Turned out being 52's.

    So i am on a 2 day search for 56's and dont need to spend money on 52's thinking they are 56's.

    TIA
     
  2. 1977k5

    1977k5 3/4 ton status Vendor

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    I think any 3/4 or 1 ton. Each truck varies on how many leaves there are, spring rate, how much they sag, etc. Bring your tape measure and have at it.
     
  3. koldsimer

    koldsimer 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Ask Leper, i'm pretty sure he knows.:D
     
  4. Masiony

    Masiony 1/2 ton status

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    1/2 tons wont have them. but 3/4 and 1 tons will. could be that 3/4 tons are mixed. but i know that mine came from a 3/4 ton 2wd burb.
     
  5. divorced

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    Many 3/4 tons trucks will still have 52" springs. I've parted a couple dozen of them, and still haven't had a set of 56" springs.
     
  6. 86 Jimmy

    86 Jimmy Registered Member

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    From what I've read, there are some 1/2 tons with 56" but it's erally rare, and yet there's some 3/4 and 1 tons with 52". Your best bet is the good ole measuring tape!
     

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