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whats the spring rate for ford 57"ers

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by SCOOBYDANNN, Sep 26, 2002.

  1. SCOOBYDANNN

    SCOOBYDANNN 1/2 ton status

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    whats the spring rate for ford 57\"ers

    If its been brought up before slap me and tell me to search--- /forums/images/icons/tongue.gif trying to figure out some things /forums/images/icons/grin.gif
     
  2. SCOOBYDANNN

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    Re: whats the spring rate for ford 57\"ers

    Never mind--found it---for those of you wanting to know

    http://coloradok5.com/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Board=garage&Number=462268&Forum=All_Forums&Words=spring%20rate%20&Match=Entire%20Phrase&Searchpage=0&Limit=99&Old=allposts&Main=461975&Search=true#Post462268

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    tRustyK5
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    Re: Compared 57" Ford springs to 56" GM springs [re: biggray71]
    07/13/02 08:27 PM Edit Reply



    Michael had the spring rate figured at about 190 lbs per inch...it may be softer than that. My set has about 10" of free arch and I know they flatten out to about the same loaded arch as the 52's do. I'm taking lot's of pic's as I go...so stay tuned

    Rene

    81K5.5.7.465.205.D60.14FF/Detroit.4.56


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