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I'm trying to figure out a cheap front spring for the project I'm starting(77 3/4 Chevy with1937 cab) The reason Iask about the 91 rears is cause i had heard they flex really well also i looked at my brothers truck and it appears that the distance from the axle to the front mount is much shorter, meaning i could get a better front departue angle.
What do you guys think?

Also with this set what do you think about a shackle reversal to put them in front then run a dual shackle set up in front?

Thanks alot, I appreciate it.

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what kind of engine are you using?

i don't think they would be strong enough to support your chevy. i gonna use them on the front of my toyota though. <IMG SRC="smilies/biggrin.gif" border="0">
 

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I'm Going to be using a 292 inline six,(cause alot of torque and it was free), if i put an add a leaf on there as well would it support it and still flex well?

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Come Awn guys, I'm going to the junk yard Saturday to get the 63" chevys and would like to pick up the front springs aswell, Any other suggestions on a good frontspring?

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I wouldnt trust the thin toyota leafs with all that weight. Maybe some ford rear springs, they also have offset center pins for the effect your looking for.
 

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Do the fords, you're talking about have good flex? if so what truck and years?

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Well I know your looking for used but the best set up we are finding for K5's is the 4 inch EZ rides ($200) for the front and late 80's factory springs for the rear with a Shackle flip. Depdog rocks off something like a 980 on a 25 deg ramp with that set up.
Some pictures in the Chevy section of Off-Road.com Project Rock Ready.
 

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I testdrove a chevy once that had 4 inch rancho softrides on the front. It road like a caddy, must have flexed very nice too. For the price, I wouldn't sit in a mudpuddle in a junkyard yanking on rusted ubolts, I would just buy some new ones.
 
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