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.
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.
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 […]
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! […]
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. […]
Here we show how you can use the online ordering form to have springs manufactured for your exact vehicle.
Go to the ordering page here.
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.
Do you manufacture lowering mono-leaf springs for my 1955 Bel-Air?
My vehicle had coil springs welded to the lower perch. What should I do?
How should I choose which spring has the right capacity for my vehicle?
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?
How can I tell when my Trans Am was built so I can get the right springs?
I can’t find the springs I need online! Why is that?
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?
My coil springs are rubbing on the the upper ball joint housing. Is this ok? What should I do?
Why are my springs sagging after the rebuild?
I’m looking to make my car a daily driver. Would Mustang II coils be a good choice?
Can I use variable rate coil springs on my van?
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 […]