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Old 04-08-2013, 09:12 PM
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I noticed after putting shackles on and doing my T-bar crank that my leaf springs in the rear are bent flat and almost bowed back. I know it's time to get some new leaf springs I was wondering if any one knew if any other leafs would fit I want to hack up the old leafs and add them to the new ones for more lift and stiffness since I'll be towing but I was wondering if any other leafs would fit maybe from a ford explorer or something.
 
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Old 04-08-2013, 09:51 PM
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Take a tape measure to pic ur part and report back what you find. I know dimes dont work
 
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Take a tape measure to pic ur part and report back what you find. I know dimes dont work
Measure what my leaf springs?
 
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Old 04-08-2013, 10:45 PM
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Most north american trucks have the same 2.5" wide leaves. An s10 truck pack would be a good doner. Use your main leaf and add the truck ones to it.
 
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many of us have done bastard packs, just take some old leafs off another blazer or truck, cut the main leaf just behind the eyelets so it supports your main leafs and reassemble the pack.
 
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Originally Posted by Diaita View Post
Most north american trucks have the same 2.5" wide leaves. An s10 truck pack would be a good doner. Use your main leaf and add the truck ones to it.
Yea that's what I'm going to do but I'm going to cut the ones that are already on my blazer since they are bowing backwards almost.
 
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