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Subject: Fwd: Re: [oletrucks] Re: Coil Springs
From: Bob Fischer <bfischer@utm.net>
Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 16:38:41 -0700
>Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 16:37:51 -0700
>To: Barb Boedigheimer <Boedigheimer@planacc.com>
>From: Bob Fischer <bfischer@utm.net>
>Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Re: Coil Springs
>I put a 77GMC 1/2 ton everything under the front of our 49 3100 and have 
>about 5-6K miles on it now. I cut 1 1/2 coils out of the 77 springs to 
>make it set approx stock height. The travel is shorter and perhaps a 
>little stiffer ride, but I like it. I also used the 77 1 1/8" sway bar and 
>with radial tires it goes around corners great now.
>Far as the wider track, hey check with the guy in the Pontiac ad's with 
>the ice boat, "yahhh, wider es bettah." Being originally from minnie soda, 
>just couldn't pass that up:)
>>Anyone know anything about front coil springs and lowering. I narrowed a
>>79 Chev 3/4 ton IFS six inches and put it in my 49 GMC. Looks like
>>everything is going to work OK except that despite putting the IFS a
>>couple of inches up to offset the lift, I am still about three inches

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