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Coil Springs...need a source for

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  • Coil Springs...need a source for

    I need the measurements for the front coil springs for a '53 Commander Starliner.
    If I have the measurements and strength etc. I can order them locally.
    I am having the leaf springs redone locally.
    What is the difference between standard and heavy duty as listed in the manuals.
    I have O'Reilly, Carquest, Advantage, Auto Zone, Moog and NAPA available.
    Do you have the parts numbers for front coils for any of the parts houses above ??
    BRAD

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    The standard spring is 14" tall free standing, ground flat on both ends. It is 5 1/5" in diameter with a .640" diam. wire. Measured at 1" compressed to 2" compressed it rates at 270 lbs. inch. Should have a number stamped on the end sides of 526128.

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    • #3
      Thanks...Alan

      BRAD

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      • #4
        Check with Eaton Detroit Spring, MI. ph. 313-963-3839 or Coil Spring Specialties, St Marys Kansas ph. 785-437-2025.

        Dan Miller
        Atlanta, GA

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        • #5
          Here's another place to try:

          Eastern States Performance Outlet, Inc.

          (570)672-9413
          OR
          (800)903-9019
          We've got to quit saying, "How stupid can you be?" Too many people are taking it as a challenge.

          Ayn Rand:
          "You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality."

          G. K. Chesterton: This triangle of truisms, of father, mother, and child, cannot be destroyed; it can only destroy those civilizations which disregard it.

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