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Re: Re: [oletrucks] Re: Coil Springs

To: "Bob Fischer" <bfischer@utm.net>, <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: Re: [oletrucks] Re: Coil Springs
From: "Mark Self" <markself@discover.net>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 06:50:12 -0700
Bob's truck looks great, too.  I'll bet you couldn't tell it from stcock.
He has some pics.  Check 'em out.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Fischer" <bfischer@utm.net>
To: <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2000 4:38 PM
Subject: Fwd: Re: [oletrucks] Re: Coil Springs

> >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
> >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
> >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
> "Nothin lasts forever except old Fords and a natural stone" - Willie
> http://home.utm.net/bfischer
> e-mail - bfischer@utm.net  or  robert.f.fischer.jr@syntegra.com
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