Not sure what you mean by "re-conditioning". I'm just planning to clean them
up and paint them, I wouldn't use any abrasive blasting or anything else
that might heat them up....
----- Original Message -----
From <Daniel1312 at aol.com>
To: <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2000 11:55 AM
Subject: Re: Rear spring restoration
> Hi Doug,
> Much as I beleive in re-conditioning parts I wouldn't re-condition
> If the steel has lost its compliance it isn't going to get it back unless
> there is some sort of heat treatment that does the job?
> In a message dated 13/12/00 23:06:52 Pacific Standard Time, email@example.com
> << More on the restoration of my rear springs, now that they are out of
> car. I'm planning to take the springs apart, remove all the rust and crud
> with a wire wheel, grind smooth any gouges or other bad spots, paint,
> reassemble. Anyone have any thoughts about using Teflon or some other
> plastic material between the leaves? The idea would be to reduce friction
> between the leaves. I would probably have to omit one leaf to make up for
> the added thickness of the plastic material.
> Comments? >>