steer axle leaf spring bushings and hangers question

Trailer spring shackle angles???

2011-7-15The axle was too far back for my liking so I am moving it forward 6 and putting on a longer tonque Its been 25 years since I have built a trailer with leaf springs and I've always liked to have the shackles vertical so thats what I was going to do but looking around at a few others I notice they are all angled but some are angled forwards

Buy Chevy Truck Leaf Springs

Stock spring replacements A truck's leaf springs bear much of the weight and wear when hauling a heavy load or driving in rough conditions Over time the stock leaf spring on a Chevy truck is likely to require replacement If you notice the rear of your truck starting to sag there's a good chance a worn-out leaf spring may be the cause

BillaVista

2012-2-13Swapping the XJ front suspension from 4-link coil to Spring Over Axle Leaf springs I was fortunate enough to have a big sturdy custom bumper of 1/4 plate to mount my shackle hangers to It would be very simple to make a cross member though and the right width for the spring eye bushings Like the pic says I drilled a new hole in the

Dirt Every Day Alaska Alabama Army Truck

What better way to answer this question than to show a parts list on an extremley well built truck! This is the run down of our parts used on Dirt every days Alaska Alabama Truck Build! It is a 1986 K30 M1008 6 Lift 42 tires 4 56 gears (With 1 51 portals so total gearing of 6 84:1) 8 1 4l80 NP208 dana 60 front with detroit locker 14

Leaf Spring Bushings Pads

However even a perfectly level truck may mean that your leaf spring needs help That's because many trucks come with a slight tilt forward If suddenly that slope is neutral or a little backward that's the most apparent symptoms of worn-out pads and bushings on your leaf spring If you notice this problem take a look at the part in question

TOYOTA SPRING HANGER KIT

Toyota Front Spring hanger kit for installation of leaf springs on IFS 86-95 toyotas Spring Hanger Kit Our Solid Axle Hanger kit contains ***Front offset hanger w/ gussets ***Greasable shackles ***Frame tubes ***Tube jigs Hanger kit allows of hanging of leaf springs on 1986-1995 Toyota Pickups and 4Runners Kit designed to work with many 3 - 6 lift aftermarket springs

Leaf Spring Troubleshooting Guide

2 Worn spring hangers Worn or broken spring shackles allowing excessive movement Clunking snapping and popping 2 Replace worn or broken components Replace spring assembly with any signs of damage 3 Worn spring bushings or pins allowing spring end play Clunking snapping and popping 3 Replace worn or broken components

Longer Leaf Spring Mounts

2013-9-4New to this hobby and a question concerning a Shackle mounts came up If the bracket that holds the shackle end of the leaf spring was longer meaning the fixture mounted to the frame were approx 1 1/2 longer would that affect the ride or safety and in effect give more lift and tire space

53 Panel axle/frame question

2015-10-20Also weather you have the 4wd type C channel frame with leaf springs or the 2wd IFS frame that would be a bit harder to make up spring hangers and such around the type of boxing the factory had I personally loved the look of the stock body with the stock frame but wanted a more modern suspension for my wagon

Ford Leaf Spring Hangers Light Duty Truck Ford

Ford Leaf Spring Replacement Ford Truck Spring Hangers and Ford U-Bolt Saddle Plates Spring Hangers For Your Ford Light Truck Or Ford Heavy Duty Truck ATS Has The Ford Replacement Spring Hanger and Upper U-Bolt Saddle Plate For Your Vehicle Replacement Rear Suspension Ford Leaf Spring Hangers Replacement Ford U-Bolt Saddle Plates

Technical

2020-1-30my question is what are the most important geometry factors in a straight axle cross steer setup? This is going in a race car that I eventually have delusions of going 120 mph in So death wobble at 60mph won't do Most of the pictures you find are 4x4 stuff where the link from the pitman arm is way above the steering arm on the spindle

Leaf Spring Bushings Pads

However even a perfectly level truck may mean that your leaf spring needs help That's because many trucks come with a slight tilt forward If suddenly that slope is neutral or a little backward that's the most apparent symptoms of worn-out pads and bushings on your leaf spring If you notice this problem take a look at the part in question

YJ Springs under a CJ

2006-6-15Right now with my 63 CJ-5 project I will have to relocate my front spring perches outside of the frame to fit the Dana 44's that I have aquired The stock springs that come with a CJ-5 are really narrow They are only 1 75 inches wide I would like to get a bit more flex and stability on at

suspension and steering Flashcards

a pressure test is performed on a car with power steering the pressure reading taken when the wheels are at the right and left stops are below specifications the tester readings are normal when the tester shutoff valve is closed tech A says that these reading could be caused by a bad steering gear Tech B says that a bad pump could because these readings who is right?

poly or rubber spring bushings?

2011-2-19The bushings try to twist but the rubber only allows so much On my SOA and rear springs all 4 origianlly came with rubber I tore at least 1 bushing on each spring within the first two years I then installed poly bushings they allow my long travel shocks unrestricted spring travel

Steering and Suspension Flashcards

Technician A says a leaf spring rear suspension holds the axle in place as well as providing suspension Technician B says the leaf spring rear suspension does not hold the axle in place Who is correct? A Technician A Technician A says that all coil springs use the same diameter coil Technician B says that spring rate is determined by the

1969 Plymouth Barracuda Restoration

2020-1-8Use poly bushings on sway bar end links and rear leaf spring hangars Nathan Nuttall Boots Clips You have boots and clips on your car right now presumably The question becomes do you want new ones instead of 40-year-old ones caked with dirt and grease

Replacing Springs Archives

2020-5-21Good Morning I have a 1967 Firebird that presently has a mono leaf spring and air shocks I would like to get rid of the air shocks The majority of the time the car is used for cruising with one or two people However sometimes my daughters ride with us to cruises We also use []

YJ Springs under a CJ

2006-6-15Right now with my 63 CJ-5 project I will have to relocate my front spring perches outside of the frame to fit the Dana 44's that I have aquired The stock springs that come with a CJ-5 are really narrow They are only 1 75 inches wide I would like to get a bit more flex and stability on at

Peterbilt Steer Axle Spring Shackle Pins and Bushing

Peterbilt Steer Axle Spring Shackle Pins and Bushing Set 3-9/16 Center To Center 4 Wide Spring quantity Add to cart Description Additional information Description Fits 4″ wide leaf springs 3-9/16″ Center To Center Side Bar Kit includes side bars pins bushings bolts nuts washers Two sets required for each axle Additional

Build thread for the 72 GMC finally Thanks John!

what i would do and have done is this: shackles and hangers will get you 4 inches in the back along with some better rear steer characteristics they flatten the leaves angles a bit this is good this is also more drop than you want and does not address the spring rate use 3/4 ton leaves built into the 1/2 ton leaf pack you have leave

School is in Chev parallel front end setup

2020-6-12By mounting the spring at an angle [upwards at the shackle end] causes the arc of the axle movement to cancel out the spring lengthening [this lengthening happens after the axle due to shape] Here is a leaf spring set up in a normal kick up frame The shackles can be at the front on a front axle and on the rear with a rear axle

Leaf Spring Bushings for Car and Trucks

LEAF SPRING BUSHINGS We carry a full range of leaf spring bushings We have rubber bushings threaded bushings brass bushings and Harris (split) bushings You can order online for fast and immediate shipping Please give us a call or send us an e-mail on bushings to help with product selection or to find bushings not listed on our web site

The Biggest U

This question is asked in our shop and on our website on nearly a daily basis Take 5 minutes to learn why it's not a good idea to reuse your U-bolts Why can't I reuse my U-bolts? This is one of the single most commonly asked questions out there when discussing leaf springs and related components We get a variety of reactions when we advise our customers that reusing U-bolts is never a

My guide to proper Leaf Spring setup

2 With a leaf spring setup it is ideal to take the spring pack down to just the main leaf and allow the truck to rest on the bump stops adding a spacer block between the main leaf and the axle mount to imitate the rest of the leaves Now you can get your dampers mocked up and design an upper mount

poly or rubber spring bushings?

2011-2-19The bushings try to twist but the rubber only allows so much On my SOA and rear springs all 4 origianlly came with rubber I tore at least 1 bushing on each spring within the first two years I then installed poly bushings they allow my long travel shocks unrestricted spring travel