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What spring width is better for flexing?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by JK5, Mar 5, 2003.

  1. JK5

    JK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    What spring width is better for flexing?
    2 1/2" or 3" wide springs...

    I have a set of 56" ford springs....
    just wondering if I should try using them. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
  2. Grim-Reaper

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    Width has less to do with it than thickness and arch. If it's the same thickness and arch then the narrow spring has less material so it will be more flexible. It will also resist twisting less.
     

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