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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 29th, 09, 07:33 AM Thread Starter
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Remove 1 Spring from the Multileaf????

I have ask this question before buy got no opinions, so now I am asking once more.
I need to drop my rear just a little (1/2" - 3/4"), and I need to know if I can remove 1 of the 5 Springs in the rear, and if so, which one?
I put a 1" lowering block in it but I am going to remove it because it seems you can't get the U bolts tight enough. The mount plates just tend to bend up and never really firms up.
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Car is for street use only, no hot rod.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Oct 29th, 09, 09:06 AM
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Re: Remove 1 Spring from the Multileaf????

My car had aftermarket 5 leaf springs when I bought it and it sat way too high. As I remember I ended up removing 2 springs. I think I removed 1 long and 1 short leaf.

Sorry for the vaugness in my answer, I did this about 20 years ago and have since gone with Calvert split mono's.

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Re: Remove 1 Spring from the Multileaf????

I heard somewhere that the 3rd (middle) spring could be removed, I just need a conformation.

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Re: Remove 1 Spring from the Multileaf????

I removed the slapper bar spring from the hothckis lowering leaf set and reduced some serious lap times in autocross. It also gained a more compfortable ride.

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