leaf springs - Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups
Suzuki GEO All Discussion of all things, Suzuki and GEO

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-20-2001, 10:42 PM
**DONOTDELETE**
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
leaf springs

doing a rebuild on my 87 zook, with my engine and tranny out my springs are flat which is supposed to be normal i hear but the rear of the springs next to the shackle is turned down about 3/4". are my springs weakening or is this normal also

Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of (permalink) Old 06-21-2001, 07:42 AM
Can't Get Enough
 
Scott_CJ8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Location: Huntersville, NC USA
Posts: 1,435
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
Re: leaf springs

The bottom leaf on the rear springs acts like an overload spring- it is turned down, that's normal for stock leafs. They also tend to be flat which allows for easy flex both directions. I prefer an arch and someday will get new arched springs. Also adds some lift.
HTH

Scott Trester
1988.5 Suzuki Samurai
http://RockPile4x4.tripod.com/Scott.html
Scott_CJ8 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome