Ford part numbers are divided in to 3 sections – A 4-digit Prefix, the Basic Part Number andthen a Suffix The 4-digit Prefix breaks down like this – First Digit: Decade – C5ZZ5560D A = 1940’s, B = 1950’s, C = 1960’s, D = 1970’s, E = 1980’s, F = 1990’s, etc. Second Digit: Year […]
Ordering Springs: Articles, Videos, and More
You've settled on getting new springs, but which ones? Wading into spring buying can be like walking into a physics course at MIT - or worse yet, a snake oil sales house.
Learn how to select the correct spring for your application in the articles and videos below.
When To Replace Your Springs
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.
How To Get Original Brochures For Your Classic Car for Free
The original brochures for classic vehicles are a snapshot of history and valuable mechanical information about your vehicle. Have you ever wished you could get the brochure the dealer gave out for your vehicle when it was new? Well, now you can! Go to our parts lookup page to look up your vehicle’s brochure for […]
Selecting Mustang II Springs For Your Street Rod
So you need springs for your street rod’s Mustang II front end. How do you pick a spring when there are 23 options? You’re building a street rod, and one of the changes you’ve made is you’ve replaced the stock front end with a Mustang II. Now you have to decide what spring to use! […]
The Difference Between Important Spring Terms
Mike explains a few key terms related to the design and manufacture of springs of all kinds. We hear a lot of spring terms around here. Here are the important ones. Spring Rate Let’s start with spring rate. Simply put, spring rate is the amount of weight required to deflect a spring in 1 inch. […]
How To Use The Ordering Form
Here we show how you can use the online ordering form to have springs manufactured for your exact vehicle.
How To Order Leaf and Coil Springs Online
Go to the ordering page here.
How To Measure Leaf Springs
It’s not as simple as you think. Download our measuring form and read on to measure divisional length and free arch the right way.
Mono-Leaf Springs Generally Not Recommended
Do you manufacture lowering mono-leaf springs for my 1955 Bel-Air?
Can I Use Mustang II Springs On A Corvair Suspension?
I’m looking to make my car a daily driver. Would Mustang II coils be a good choice?
Should I Use Variable Rate Coil Springs for a Van?
Can I use variable rate coil springs on my van?
Are Welded Coil Springs Salvageable In Any Way?
My vehicle had coil springs welded to the lower perch. What should I do?
Which Springs Have The Right Capacity For My Truck?
How should I choose which spring has the right capacity for my vehicle?
Designing Special Trailer Springs
The leaf springs for my trailer are well beyond operational condition. Do you have original specs for my trailer springs or should I measure them myself?
Trans Am Build Dates
How can I tell when my Trans Am was built so I can get the right springs?
How Do I Find The Springs I Need On This Website?
I can’t find the springs I need online! Why is that?
Camaro Replacement Spring Options
I need some advice on which Camaro springs to get from someone who’s been in the business. What are the differences between your offerings?
How Do I Find The Right Coil Springs For My Mustang II Hot Rod?
My coil springs are rubbing on the the upper ball joint housing. Is this ok? What should I do?
Reusing Old Leaves
Why are my springs sagging after the rebuild?
Choosing Correct Springs For Your ’71 Camaro
Good afternoon Mike, I recently purchased a 1971 Chevy Camaro with a 350 which someone had installed air shocks and what appears to be a new set of leaf springs, 4 possibly 5 leaf on it. I replaced the air shock with a set of standard premium gas charged ones. Unfortunately the back end of […]