If your vehicle rides OK, sits OK, and the leaves and coils look OK, then your springs are OK. If you want to change your stance or ride quality, or if a spring is broken in any way, it’s time to replace your springs. Give us a call and we’ll be glad to help.
Get Your U-Bolt Torque Right
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. […]
How To Properly Torque Your Leaf Spring’s U-Bolts
U-bolts are what provide the clamping force needed to hold your springs to the axle. Any movement in the center bolt area can cause a spring to break so follow your manufacturers recommendations. If that is unavailable, use our recommendations your springs will thank you. Remember, torque your bolts to the recommended specifications immediately upon […]
The Danger of Improperly Chromed Springs
We get asked what our thoughts on chroming springs are often. We have to admit, a chrome spring looks real bitchin’, but it can be a disaster waiting to happen. An improperly chromed spring can lead to what is known as hydrogen embrittlement. Hydrogen embrittlement can cause a spring to shatter like a piece of […]