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Wisebri24

1929 Ford Rear Perch Dimensions

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Suicide rear spring setup 1929 Ford Tudor sedan with V8 engine

My rear 10 leaf spring set measures 41" from eye to eye. I am told I should allow 3" on each side to compress the spring set.

Plus the shackles are 1-1/2" each. I am trying to set up a bare axle tube for perches.

my calculations:

41" springs eye to eye

6" Spring compression

3" shackles

50" total perch eye to perch eye centers

please advise

thx.

 

Edited by Wisebri24
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