In a message dated 10/30/2006 10:37:02 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
Unfortunately, it is "the nature of the beast". Your sag is due to the
inherently bad design of the swing-spring rear suspension used on the Spits.
The longer axles put a greater load on the weaker springs and will
inevitably cause the sag you are witnessing.
I don't disagree with Joe per se, but I've long wondered if the greater
problem is with the increasingly heavier "Federal Spitfires" from 1974 on.
is still a "heavy-duty" version of the swing-spring available from some
vendors (essentially the same spring used on the 1973 model GT6) that might be
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