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55' Chevy Springs????

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Corey 78K5, Mar 23, 2004.

  1. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

    Feb 17, 2000
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    Humboldt County, CA
    55\' Chevy Springs????

    At work there is a 77 C-10 with 55' rear springs. Each pack has about 7 leafs per side and the shackle hanger has been moved back 2' from the stock holes. It looks totaly stock. Was this one of the "Big 10" or "Heavy Half" 1/2 ton pickups that GM offerd back in the late 70's /forums/images/graemlins/dunno.gif
    Them spring packs look tempting with the thinner leafs /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif
  2. jac6695

    jac6695 1/2 ton status

    May 2, 2002
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    Christiansburg, VA
    Re: 55\' Chevy Springs????

    The springs should measure 56" actually. I have seen quite a few late 70's 1/2 ton trucks and suburbans with tow packages and higher GVW that have the 56" springs as in the 3/4 and 1 ton trucks.

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