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5/2/15 3:49pm - Original Message: 'Installed leaf spring today!'
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Bellingham, MA - USA

Vette(s):
1980 loaded red on red. 68,000 original miles. Second owner. Well documented with all original paperwork. NCRS Founders Award 9/27/14. NCRS Top Flight 10/12/14.

Joined: 6/23/2014
Posts: 171
Just finished installing Eaton 9 leaf rear spring! What a difference in ride and handling. It is like night and day. I used the stock length bolts and it sits perfectly. I also had a set of the 8" bolts on hand in case I needed them to adjust height. If anybody needs a set of 8" bolts or two retainers let me know.

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5/2/15 7:16pm - Reply: 'Re: Installed leaf spring today!'
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Waterford, MI - USA

Vette(s):
1973 Red coupe

Joined: 9/13/2002
Posts: 1675
Glad it worked out for you. It is always good to here of a success from time to time

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73 coupe L48, Flat-top pistons, Performer RPM Heads, Crane Cam and roller rockers, Holley 650 vac sec. Performer intake,
3.55 gear BTO 200-4R trans,
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5/2/15 8:33pm - Reply: 'Re: Installed leaf spring today!'
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Edmonds, WA - USA

Vette(s):
1980. Black with T-Tops.

Joined: 9/21/2014
Posts: 46
Awesome! I noticed how much better my car rides with a full tank of glass.
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5/3/15 8:20am - Reply: 'Re: Installed leaf spring today!'
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WEST SENECA, NY - USA

Vette(s):
1981 Blue Ice Met. w/pearl ghost flames TKO500 5speed. LS1 Swap 3.45 Dana 44.

Joined: 12/3/2001
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Cool man! Thumbs Up

Your all set for another 35 years. LOL


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5/8/15 11:33am - Reply: 'Re: Installed leaf spring today!'
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oakville, CT - USA

Vette(s):
1979 coupe and now 2007 c-6

Joined: 7/19/2014
Posts: 183
hi   I replaced rear spring last year,wow what a diff      you will like this more   dwa

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