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57 Chev, Ford, Dodge.....?

Need more info on what your working on and what the problem is.
 

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What is the goal? Are you looking for stronger, more/less height? I have a '55 and just put on the wagon springs (5-leaf pak) and it raised the rear about 1 1/2" and is much stiffer than the sedan 4-leaf. There are 2" lowered springs, too.

Give us information on what you want to do and I'm sure there is help here.

Mike

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building a 57 gasser w 37 chevy straight axel, planning a big block w radiused rear wells. went to start on it again this spring but when I took it off jack stands the rear settled down . upon looking the springs are junk. should have know the car sat in a field 26 yrs.. 46 austin says they are plentiful and cheap .. not around my are. Thanks for input may have to break down and buy new but do not want it high in the rear..
 

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They are available at many internet sellers for under $200 a pair. Also available at most spring shops for around $150-$175. Can't imagine that Illinois doesn't have a spring shop somewhere, but if you're not near one the internet shows a lot for sale.
Here's 128 hits on Fleabay:
http://motors.shop.ebay.com/__?_fro...keyword=55+chevy+springs&adgroup_id=777511756

And here's a listing of leaf spring suppliers in Illinois:
http://www.thomasnet.com/illinois/leaf-springs-77770402-1.html

Might also want to try Statewide Craigslist for Illinois:
http://www.statewidelist.com/
 
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