You just installed your springs, but hold on! Make sure you finish the job right!
It’s easy to take a worn part out. Not as easy to put a fresh part in. You know how, when you put on your old pair of shoes, your foot just slides right into them, but then you get a new pair and you may have to use a shoe horn, or maybe a […]
When a car’s springs sag over time, other parts get worn down too. Installing new springs with old hardware may cause vibrations in these parts. This is why it’s important to use fresh attaching parts when installing new springs. After replacing old springs, it is not uncommon for vibrations to appear. Unless you specify otherwise, […]
Torque is more than the force required to open a beer bottle. The proper torque will keep your leaf spring from breaking. Use your manufacturer’s torque specs when tightening your U-bolts, or use our recommendations. U-bolts provide the clamping force required to hold leaf springs to the axle and the right torque is very important. […]
Model A springs need to be stretched around six inches before you’ll be able to install them into your vehicle. Rear Model A springs whether used on an original Model A, a street rod, or a restomod, can be a bugger to install. Not in the car, typical eye to eye length’s around 39 to […]