Given the limited amount of travel they have and the light wight of the
rear of the car, I wouldn't mess with them unless they give you trouble.
David Moag wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have taken the rear leaf springs off of the car, and am wondering what (if
> anything) I should have done with them. They look kinda old and tired, but
> have no cracks or rust. I talked to one spring shop today, and they said
> there was nothing they could do unless I did all sorts of measuring and
> testing while they were still on the car (of course, I did not do any of
> this, and the car is now just a frame and suspension). So is there anything
> I should do to give them their best chance at life since they are off the
> car anyway? I'm planning on replacing the bushings, but I have heard mention
> of re-arching and other restorations by others on the list. Should I try
> talking to a different spring shop?
> As always, thanks for any advice.
> Dave Moag
> 77 Spitfire
> 62 TR3B
The Wyvern - '57 TR3, TS15559L - Now on the road!