My coil springs are rubbing on the the upper ball joint housing. Is this ok? What should I do?
I’m looking to make my car a daily driver. Would Mustang II coils be a good choice?
I installed rear springs at the front of my vehicle. It seems to be fine. Is there something I’m missing?
Mike, I recently purchased a 1934 Ford 3 window coupe replica. To make a really long story short its an older kit that just never got put together, but in an excellent condition. My first order of business is to get a rolling chassis. The build book that was provided by the manufacturer calls out […]
Howdy, I have a 64 vette, with a Strange Ford 9”. Yes, it’s a 64 straight axle car. Former drag car. It’s set up like a 62 for the leaf springs. I have 4 leaf springs on there now, which are for a 62, which I purchased from a local vette resto shop. They have […]
Hello Mike , I am asking for help with a problem I am having on a 1930 Hudson Street Rod. I mounted a Ford Mustang rearend on the original springs, and the springs flatten out with the weight of the car, no arch. With the spring flat the rear shackle hits the fender and wont […]
Hi Mike, I just read your comment about Delrin inserts and it raised three more related questions I don’t believe I have ever seen answered. The first is, does using a full length insert change the thickness of the spring pack? Secondly, what effect do full length inserts have on spring rate? Finally, in general […]
Can mono-leaf springs be dangerous?
How much can one expect the springs to settle after installation?
The front springs on my street rod are sagging after installing a big block. How should I go about finding the right replacement springs?
I have a street rod that uses the frame of a 1980 Cutlass LS which I believe is called a GM G Body. The car is a 1940 Ford two door coach. It has the rear springs form the original ’80 Cutlass in it and they are too weak so I use air shocks to […]
Mike, I have recently purchased a 1933 Chevrolet 4 door Street Rod, with an early ’70s 350 engine. The car was built in 1990 using a mid-60s Corvair front clip and ’72 Pinto rack and pinion steering. The front coil springs have 2 spacers and look really tired. What would you recommend as a replacement […]
Fixing and understanding axle wrap
Dear Mike, We met in Richmond, VA at the NSRA show last August. My car is a 1937 Packard convertible with Fat Man suspension and Mustang II coil springs. The springs had sagged to the point that the lower A-arms were not level but were going up toward each wheel. It had been suggested by […]
Mike, I would like to inquire about a front spring for a 1937 Ford Coupe, at this time it has an original front spring. I would like to know what my options might be. From a single spring, to a reverse eye spring, or anything else you may suggest. Let me give you a little […]