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63hawkgt
05-22-2006, 02:13 PM
Is there an interchange for leaf springs on a 1963 Hawk GT, If so could someone let me know, One of my springs is twisted so it cant be reused.

Thanks

JDP
05-22-2006, 02:25 PM
No, and SASCO is out of stock for now. Any good spring shop could make new ones, and you need to relace both.

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63hawkgt
05-22-2006, 02:52 PM
Thank You I Apreciate It.

sbca96
05-22-2006, 05:10 PM
I have a good set on a parts car, low miles and they were heavy duty.
I could arrange a swap plus money for yours, so the car remains able
to be moved. I am in Southern Cali.

Tom

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N8N
05-22-2006, 07:23 PM
heavy duty is the only way to go, I'd do HD coils in the front too if you don't already have them.

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rockne10
05-22-2006, 08:41 PM
SI lists the front coils for 53 through 66. Are they not the same for 51?

63hawkgt
06-01-2006, 09:48 AM
SBCA96, These are off of a hawk rite? how much do you want for the springs with swap, are you parting the car out completely or just selling a few misc parts? I have a few other parts that are needed for my car. Unfortunately I live in Virginia so the shipping is going to be high.

63hawkgt
06-01-2006, 10:05 AM
One More Thing, The Passenger side spring on my car is twisted, that is the reason i need to replace them.

sbca96
06-01-2006, 12:15 PM
quote:Originally posted by 63hawkgt

SBCA96, These are off of a hawk rite? how much do you want for the springs with swap, are you parting the car out completely or just selling a few misc parts? I have a few other parts that are needed for my car. Unfortunately I live in Virginia so the shipping is going to be high.


I am parting the car out, its up on a hill in storage now. I have not
given too much thought to price, I would need usable springs to keep
the car able to be pulled up on a trailer or towed. Its a 1960 Hawk.

Tom

63hawkgt
06-01-2006, 01:19 PM
I drive my car on the springs that are on it, they have helpers on them to keep the car sitting rite. As far as the car being towed the old springs should be fine. If you would like i can take some digital pics of the springs on the car so that you can see what i am talking about

sbca96
06-01-2006, 05:14 PM
quote:Originally posted by 63hawkgt

I drive my car on the springs that are on it, they have helpers on them to keep the car sitting rite.

As long as the car would still be movable, I dont care how bad they
are, I just need it to roll.;)

These springs were custom made by a guy down in the San Diego area in
the early 90's. They are 5 leaf, and I used 1+ inch lowering blocks
to get the back end down where I wanted it! It would be nice to get
enough to help purchase the rear springs I 'need' for my Avanti!;)

I will think on this.

Tom