It depends on which year GT-6. They all have the transverse leaf, but
the rotoflex suspension is supposed to cure the jacking problem. I
haven't tried reversing the leaf, but maybe I will soon.
'61 Racin' Herald
Peter Mchugh wrote:
> This is an interesting thread...(at least to me)...I'm not familiar
> with the Herald rear springs...are they similar to GT-6? Would the
> idea of reversing a leaf work for the GT-6?????
> Any thoughts?????
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> Subject: negative camber and saftey
> Author: firstname.lastname@example.org at Internet
> Date: 6/19/97 8:15 AM
> my commiserations to the driver who rolled his herald
> i found an article many years ago that enables you to get lots or heaps of
> negative camber without resorting to soft worn out springs.
> this comes from 'practical motorist annual 72' (1972) page 80
> .........'counting from the main leaf, turn number four upside down.'
> this gives you a healthy amount of negative camber and feels great. my car
> been running like this for years. to get more you can also reverse number
> but i think this would be too much.
> it is slightly difficult to get the spring together again but not impossible.
> got my wife to stand on it while holding the washing line for balance while i
> put the bolts in.
> australian heralds also had a packing piece in the front suspension to raise
> it is worth removing this if doing the above mod.